Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Israel’s air force is to take part in its first-ever joint exercise with the Royal Air Force [RAF] in Britain in the most open level of cooperation between the two forces yet, The Jewish Chronicle reported Tuesday. The IAF [Israeli Air Force] has been invited to take part in theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Sometime between the autumn and winter of 1944–1945, a teenage Jewish girl in Hungary huddled under a window near the Danube as she listened to what she described as “popping sounds.” “What I saw was worse than anything I had ever seen before, worse than the most frightening accounts IContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot retired from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) today, after serving 40 years—the last four as the IDF Chief of Staff. In an interview with the New York Times published on Sunday, the outgoing army chief gave readers a glimpse of his four-year term spearheading Israel’s defense,Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas touched down in New York yesterday for an important event. The Palestinians’ top statesman—known for his insistence on paying salaries to Palestinian terrorists who commit violent attacks against Jews, an allegedly packed social schedule in the Arab world, a fondness for rubbing shoulders withContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | It was a weekend of revelations. Outgoing IDF [Israel Defense Forces] Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, in his farewell interviews finally confirmed that the Israeli army has attacked thousands of targets in Syria. On Sunday, the prime minister revealed that Israel was responsible for the Friday night attack in Damascus.Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Heavy rains caused floods across Israel’s north on Monday, stranding two cars mid-stream and damaging property in several regions. The two cars were caught in a flood in the Hilazon stream, in which an IDF [Israel Defense Forces] soldier drowned last Monday during navigation practice, and drivers had to callContinue Reading »
Monday, 14 January 2019 | In a rare and unprecedented admission, Israel publically claimed responsibility for targeting Iranian weapon depots in Damascus on Friday evening—and warned the Jewish state would take more decisive action if needed in the future to prevent Tehran from gaining a military foothold on Israel’s doorstep in war-torn Syria. “The IsraelContinue Reading »
Monday, 14 January 2019 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the conclusion of Operation Northern Shield on Sunday after the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) announced earlier that they had exposed the sixth and final Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon into Israel. “The IDF has exposed a sixth tunnel—the largest of all—that crossed into Israeli territory,” NetanyahuContinue Reading »
Monday, 14 January 2019 | The weekend turned violent along the south of Israel again, the same week that Egypt reasserted restrictions on the flow of people and goods in and out of the Gaza Strip thanks to Palestinian political strife. The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] reported on Twitter last Friday that 13,000 Gazans riotedContinue Reading »
Monday, 14 January 2019 | CloudEndure, an Israeli company, confirmed that it had been acquired by AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing unit, for [US] $250 million, Globes reported Thursday. “CloudEndure is now an Amazon Web Services company. As an AWS Advanced Technology Partner since 2016, CloudEndure has long joined forces to help customers future-proof their businesses.Continue Reading »
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