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UNICEF: Another UN Agency corrupted by anti-Israel politics

https://www.ngo-monitor.org/reports/unicef-ngo-working-group-campaign-blacklist-idf/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:00pm 1/14/2018 at 8:00pm
https://www.ngo-monitor.org/reports/unicef-ngo-working-group-campaign-blacklist-idf/

ISIS, Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Boko Haram justifiably appear on the UN’s list of grave violators of children’s rights in conflict zones. But UNICEF is also spearheading a campaign to have Israel’s military included on this blacklist, which could lead to Security Council sanctions if successful.

It’s preposterous that the Israel...

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Israel destroys vast Hamas attack tunnel

https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-says-it-destroyed-a-hamas-attack-tunnel-in-southern-gaza/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:01pm 1/14/2018 at 1:01pm
https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-says-it-destroyed-a-hamas-attack-tunnel-in-southern-gaza/

Israel destroyed a vast Hamas attack tunnel system that ran into Israel and Egypt. The third major cross-border tunnel destroyed in the past two months.

We reported on one of those prior tunnel destructions last October, Israel’s IDF Obliterates Gaza Attack Tunnel.

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Australia: Rabbi Tackles Attacker At Melbourne Synagogue

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/melbourne-rabbi-takes-down-attacker-outside-synagogue-krav-maga-technique-1530952
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 12/2/2017 at 2:30pm
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/melbourne-rabbi-takes-down-attacker-outside-synagogue-krav-maga-technique-1530952

A rabbi in Melbourne, Australia tackled his would-be attacker and pinned him to the ground.  An IDF Training School representative says that the rabbi, not trained in IDF hand-to-hand combat techniques, is instinctively “a natural.”

The International Business Times reports:

A man who verbally abused and then attacked a rabbi was taken down...

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Israel’s IDF Obliterates Gaza Attack Tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 30, 2017 at 8:00pm 10/30/2017 at 8:00pm

The Israeli army blew up an attack tunnel, “stretching from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, the Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry said in the deadliest incident in the coastal enclave since the 2014 Gaza war,” reported the Times of Israel Monday.

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RIP American Navy Pilot Mitchell Flint: Israel’s 1948 War Hero

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/20/2017 at 5:30pm
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Mitchell Flint, a former U.S. Navy fighter pilot during World War II who later became a founding member of Israel’s legendary first fighter squadron and flew dozens of missions on behalf of the fledgling Jewish state during its 1948 War of Independence, died of natural causes on Saturday (September 16) at...

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With “Deadly Exchange” Campaign, Jewish Voice for Peace moves from enabling to promoting antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 9:00am 7/9/2017 at 9:00am

In dozens of posts we’ve highlighted how the anti-Zionist, non-Jewish group “Jewish Voice for Peace” (JVP) enables, legitimizes and mainstreams antisemitism by providing a seemingly Jewish cover for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) and similar movements.

But JVP isn’t merely an enabler of antisemitism. JVP also itself is a producer of...

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Israeli Leftist Activist Under Investigation for Self-Confessed Beating of Palestinian

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/23/2017 at 5:30pm
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What happens when an Israeli leftist activist confesses publicly to beating a Palestinian in order to prove how bad Israel is?

In this case, described below, the activist finds himself the subject of an investigation because he either is lying to damage Israel, or telling the truth, in which case he’s a...

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Six-Day War Day 6 — War Ends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the final in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which ran from June 4. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War BeginsSix-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old CitySix-Day War Day 3 — “The...

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Six-Day War Day 5 — Golan Heights are Captured

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/9/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the fifth in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through tomorrow (Saturday, June 10). Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City; 

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Six-Day War Day 4 — Egypt and Jordan Defeated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/8/2017 at 8:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56_K78fRdvM

Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-...

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Six-Day War Day 3 — “The Temple Mount is in Our Hands”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyZA8B_hr58
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/7/2017 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyZA8B_hr58

Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2: At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Israel’s armed forces are ...

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Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/6/2017 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWyqopsYNEc

Note: This is the second in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins.

Yesterday, a surprise aerial attack on the Egyptian Air Force set the stage for some ...

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Six-Day War Day 1 – War Begins

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/5/2017 at 8:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dqd3XPIQKI

Note: This post is the first in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War. Starting Monday June 5 and concluding on Saturday June 10, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.  For a prelude, see

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50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/4/2017 at 8:30pm
https://youtu.be/pnSNJL_MirY

Note: This post is a prelude to our daily re-created coverage of the Six Day War. Starting Monday, June 5, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.

The Six-Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which takes places tomorrow on June 5, 2017, is “one of history’s...

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Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00am 5/24/2017 at 10:00am

Today (May 24th) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar and an Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day is held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.

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Three Israeli Paratroopers Reenact Their Iconic 1967 Western Wall Liberation Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:30am 4/30/2017 at 10:30am

Last week, the three Israeli paratroopers whose images were photographed as they stood in silent awe in front of Jerusalem’s Western Wall (the Kotel) shortly after its capture during the Six-Day War returned to the Old City to remember the moment and

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RIP David Rubinger: Israel’s Iconic Photographer Dies at 92

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/3/2017 at 1:30pm

David Rubinger, the celebrated Israeli photojournalist renowned for taking the iconic June 7, 1967 photo of Israeli soldiers in front of the Western Wall (the Kotel) in Jerusalem shortly after its capture during the Six-Day War, died on Wednesday March 1.

His death was announced yesterday by his children.

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