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  • Operation Pillar of Defense: Lessons learned

    November 21, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    As Israel and Hamas mostly stilled their guns Wednesday night after reaching a cease-fire agreement, ending eight days of intense bombardment, both sides took home some new lessons about their foes.

    By firing longer-range rockets capable of reaching Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Hamas...

  • Amid conflict, Israel’s hospitals treat Gazan patients

    November 20, 2012 | 10:04 am

    (The Jerusalem Post) Israeli hospitals, amid the ongoing conflict, are treating dozens of patients of all ages who came to Israel from Gaza to get healthcare unavailable there, and are making provisions for accompanying persons.    

    “We at Rambam Medical Center are taking care of...

  • Senate, House resolutions back Israel’s actions in Gaza

    November 16, 2012 | 12:39 pm

    Both Houses of the U.S. Congress unanimously passed resolutions expressing support for Israel's "inherent right to act in self-defense."

    The identical non-binding resolutions passed Thursday in the Senate and Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives,

    Initiated in the Senate...

  • Hamas appoints new terror chief, warns of surprises still in store for Israel

    November 16, 2012 | 10:58 am

    Hamas’s military wing announced the successor to slain commander, Ahmed Jabari, on Thursday, and promised deadly surprises for Israel.

    The new commander of Hamas’s Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades is Marwan Abed al-Khareem Issa, 48, a native Gazan from Jabaliyya. Issa served as...

  • How to turn crisis into diplomatic promise in Gaza

    November 16, 2012 | 10:33 am

    The crisis over Gaza was triggered by a Hamas escalation of missile attacks against Israel, which resulted in Israeli retaliation, the killing of Ahmed Jabari -- the Hamas military chief, and the destruction from the air of major Hamas missile emplacements. The question now is how...

  • IDF takes Operation Pillar of Defense to social media

    November 15, 2012 | 11:39 am

    In addition to Amud Anan (Pillar of Defense), its operation in defense of the Jewish state in response to a barrage of rockets from Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is also taking the operation to Twitter

    “The IDF has begun a widespread campaign on terror sites &...

  • Palestinian media praises terrorist leader Jabari as ‘martyr’

    November 15, 2012 | 11:27 am

    The day after the targeted killing of Hamas terrorist chief Ahmed Jabari, the Palestinian media lead with headlines praising his “martyrdom,” despite his long history of involvement in terrorism against Israeli civilians.

    According to Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), the...

  • Israeli and Palestinian civilians killed in border fighting

    November 15, 2012 | 9:54 am

    Two rockets hit the outskirts of the central Israeli town of Rishon Letzion, more than 22 miles from Gaza, raising concerns that Hamas will fire long-range missiles that can hit Israel’s business capital of Tel Aviv

    [UPDATE: Rocket strikes southern outskirts of Tel Aviv]

  • IDF pinpoint strike on Ahmed Jabari [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 15, 2012 | 9:28 am

    The IDF targeted Ahmed Jabari, the head of Hamas' military wing in the Gaza Strip, on Nov. 14. Jabari was a senior Hamas operative who served in the upper echelon of the Hamas' command and was directly responsible for executing terror attacks against Israel in the past.

    Video courtesy of Israel Defense Forces.

  • Deterrence is the idea behind Israel’s strikes in Gaza, but how far will conflict with Hamas go?

    November 15, 2012 | 9:10 am

    Wage war to make peace.

    That’s the idea behind Israel’s strikes this week against Hamas targets in Gaza, including Wednesday’s attack that killed Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari.

    What’s not clear is how far Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense will go, what price Israeli...

  • Israeli cities under fire after dozens of rockets fired from Gaza

    November 14, 2012 | 2:19 pm

    Sirens wailed across southern Israel as Hamas gunmen fired barrages of dozens of rockets from Gaza. One Israeli woman was injured when a long-range Grad rocket slammed into a store in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba. Another slammed into a car, and there were reports of...