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  • Egypt to move tanks into Sinai for first time since 1973

    August 21, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Egypt reportedly is planning to introduce tanks in the Sinai for the first time since the 1973 war with Israel.

    The plans, part of the country’s attempts to shut down terrorists in the area, are being finalized by Egypt’s newly appointed defense minister, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,...

  • The forgotten Jewish aviator

    June 19, 2012 | 10:40 am

    As the clouds and rain gave way to evening sunshine at Maryland’s historic College Park Airport, Rabbi Gil Steinlauf of Washington, DC’s Adas Israel Congregation recites the kaddish for one of aviation’s pioneers who died in a crash there on June 11, 1912, exactly 100 years to...

  • Up close and personal with the TSA

    May 15, 2012 | 10:07 pm

    Recent days have been full of continually unfolding reports about a new intercepted underwear bomb intended to be carried aboard a U.S.-bound plane by an al-Qaida agent. That agent, said to be British, turned out to be working simultaneously with Saudi and U.S. intelligence, and...

  • Israel to lease firefighting airplanes

    January 12, 2011 | 9:49 am

    Israel will lease firefighting airplanes from Canada as it waits to purchase six new ones from the country at a cost of $200 million.

    The new firefighter airplanes under construction in Canada will be ready in about two years, according to the CBC. The leased planes will be flown by...

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  • Homeland Security in Chicago to beef up Jewish security

    November 1, 2010 | 1:11 pm

    Agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are in Chicago to beef up security at Jewish institutions.

    They arrived Sunday and are working through the Chicago Jewish federation, according to Paul Goldenberg, national director of the Secure Community Network (SCN), a...

  • Exploding American Complacency

    By James D. Besser

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Terrorism, a part of everyday life in Israel for decades, exploded in the face of a complacent America with the twin terror attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11 and left a gaping, charred hole in the Pentagon in Washington.

    The bombings could have...

  • Terror Strikes Home

    By Tom Tugend

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Four downed planes. Three landmark buildings, two towers leveled. One nation under attack.

    Angelenos who woke up early Tuesday morning may have caught the beginning of the series of the terrorist attacks, when two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City and...

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