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  • The fury (and boredom) of war

    By Simone Wilson

    August 6, 2014 | 4:18 pm

    On a blistering afternoon in southern Israel on Aug. 4, about eight miles from Gaza at the intersection of Highway 25 and Highway 34, soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) took cover in the shade of a makeshift rest stop — one of dozens set up throughout the south during...

  • Webcasts: IDF’s Dr. Merin discusses Israel’s support for Haitian earthquake victims

    By Karmel Melamed

    August 21, 2010 | 11:43 am

    Yesterday during my visit to Chicago I had a chance to hear Dr. Ofer Merin, Chief of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Field Hospitals speak about Israel’s rescue and relief mission to aid victims of Haiti’s January 2010 earthquake.  His story is not just remarkable because of the...