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  • Shalhevet alum in IDF training suffers severe heat stroke

    By Ryan Torok

    August 20, 2013 | 4:35 pm

    Matthew Klein, 20, a 2011 graduate of the modern Orthodox Shalhevet high school in Los Angeles, is in a Tel Aviv hospital in severe condition after suffering a heat stroke during physical training with the Israel Defense Forces. 

    Klein has been serving in the army since November...

  • After Jerusalem Day

    By Stuart Schoffman

    May 30, 2012 | 12:26 pm

    On the morning after Yom Yerushalayim, I walked past the prime minister’s house on the way to the dentist. The house sits on Balfour Street, named for the British lord whose famous Declaration of 1917 paved the road to the Jewish state. Half a century later, the Israel Defense...

  • Peres at Memorial Day ceremony: IDF is stronger than ever

    April 24, 2012 | 12:52 pm

    The Israel Defense Forces is stronger than ever, President Shimon Peres told bereaved families at Israel’s Memorial Day ceremony in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday night.

    During his speech, which took place immediately after the Israeli flag was lowered to half-mast, Peres said...