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Reports: PA Prime Minister Accuses IDF of Intentionally Spreading Coronavirus to Palestinians

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh alleged on March 29 that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are intentionally spreading coronavirus to Palestinians, according...

Major Haim Jibly: The Zionist Sherlock Holmes

Maj. Haim Jibly recently received a letter approving his petition to continue volunteering in reserve duty in the Israel Defense Forces, and his joy...

IDF Shoots, Kills Palestinian After He Allegedly Threw Molotov Cocktail

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) shot and killed a Palestinian teenager on Feb. 5 after the teenager allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail at IDF...

Deconstructing Israel Through Pop Music

Uri Levin has a long scruffy beard that makes you do a double take. Is he a hipster or a Chassidic Jew? Levin jokes...

IDF Retaliates to Gaza Rockets Fired After Ceasefire

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched further retaliatory strikes against Islamic Jihad after rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip following a ceasefire reached...

IDF Releases Video Warning of Islamic Jihad’s Terror Ambitions

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted out a video on Nov. 13 detailing Islamic Jihad’s terror ambitions as a background for the recent rocket...

America Held Hostage, 40 Years Ago

On June 11, 1980, Walter Cronkite ended the “CBS Evening News” with a painfully powerful message: “And that’s the way it is, Wednesday, June...

Israel Strikes Hamas Targets in Retaliation for Gaza Rocket

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched strikes against two Hamas targets on Oct. 31 in retaliation for a rocket fired earlier in the day. The...

Weekly Parsha: Bereshit

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist "He drove the man out, and stationed east of the garden of Eden the cherubim and...

Jewish Bucket List No 7: Krav Maga

Krav Maga is the first thing the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) uses to train new soldiers to get up to speed and ready for...

IDF Reveals Hezbollah Factory Manufacturing Precision-Guided Missiles

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) revealed in a Sept. 3 tweet a Hezbollah factory in southern Lebanon that is manufacturing precision-guided missiles. According to the...

IDF Reveals Iranian Commanders Arming Hezbollah with Missiles

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted out a video on Aug. 29 highlighting the Iranian commanders behind arming Hezbollah with missiles in Lebanon. The video...

Father of Murdered IDF Soldier Says ‘Evil Lovers of Death’ Won’t Erase Positive Memories of His Son

The father of 19-year-old Corporal Dvir Sorek, the IDF soldier who was murdered on August 8, said that the “evil lovers of death” will...

Israeli Religious Soldier Stabbed to Death

An 18-year-old Israeli soldier was found dead with multiple stab wounds in the Gush Etzion region on the morning of August 8. The Israel Defense...

IDF Says Palestinians Carried Weapons in Child’s Backpack

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted on August 5 that a couple of Palestinians were detained on August 5 for using a child’s backpack...

Hen Mazzig: Gay, Progressive, Israeli Activist

Hen Mazzig, a progressive, gay Israeli activist came to California to talk to locals about his family history and his identity.  About 20 people came...

Federation Dinner; Jewish Disabilities Month

At the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' annual King David Society dinner on Feb. 20, former head of the Israel Defense Forces’ Military Intelligence...

Media Mogul Saban Says Schultz Run ‘Guarantees Trump Second Term’

Israeli-American media mogul and philanthropist Haim Saban said that if former Starbucks CEO and chairman Howard Schultz runs for president in 2020 as an...

‘Tzeva Adom’: The Little Film That Could

In a short video clip in May of this year, Los Angeles director Michael Horwitz is chatting with Israeli actress Shani Atias. Producer Todd...

IAC CEO Shoham Nicolet on Unifying American-Jewish Community

More than a decade ago, Israeli-born Shoham Nicolet arrived in Los Angeles with a dream. A former lieutenant in an elite Israel Defense Forces...

Noam Gershony: From IDF Pilot to Gold Medal Paralympian

At the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Noam Gershony was serving in the Israel Defense Forces as an Apache helicopter pilot...

Palestinian Terrorist Injures Two Israelis in West Bank

A Palestinian terrorist injured two people in the West Bank on Friday morning through the use of a vehicle. The terrorist, who is 17 years...

US opens first military base on Israeli soil

The United States opened its first official military base on Israeli soil. The base started operating Monday following a ceremony at the end of last...

Israeli soldier asks army chief for leniency after losing appeal in shooting of downed Palestinian

Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, convicted of shooting a downed Palestinian terrorist, has asked the head of the Israel Defense Forces for leniency. Azaria made the...

Mula Goldman on the Six-Day War: ‘You can’t even think about losing’

Two weeks after Sam “Mula” Goldman was discharged from active duty military service in May 1967, war broke out in between Israel and its...

The Six-Day War, in real time for the first time

Israel’s State Archives has unsealed documents from the Six-Day War after 50 years. They include transcripts of full cabinet meetings and of the Security Cabinet meetings....

Why this Filipina is fighting for Israel

Staff. Sgt. Joana Chris Arpon isn’t Israeli, or even Jewish. Her service in the Israel Defense Forces is personal. Arpon, 20, is the daughter of Filipino...

Israeli soldier, 20, killed in suspected West Bank car-ramming attack

An Israeli soldier was killed and a second injured in a suspected car-ramming attack in the central West Bank. Sgt. Elhai Teharlev, 20, from the...

30 under 30: Brocha Yemini and Chaya Israily

Opening their hearts to wounded Israeli soldiers The 10 Israeli soldiers who traveled to Los Angeles in June with the fledgling organization Lev Chayal had been...

Israeli army has a smoking problem, new study finds

Nearly 40 percent of Israelis are smokers by the time they finish their compulsory army service, according to a new study.

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AOC Withdraws From Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Event Following Pro-Palestinian Criticism

The event will be held in October by Americans for Peace Now.

Report Highlights Anti-Semitism in Qatari Textbooks

One textbook called Zionism "a radical racist political movement."

Friend of Anne Frank Lays First Stone of Amsterdam’s Newest Holocaust Monument

"I’m satisfied that it’s finally happening," she said.

Abbas Criticizes Peace Deals, Calls for U.N. to Resolve Israel-Palestinian Conflict

“The only way to a comprehensive and just peace is the establishment of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.”
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