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The Israel Defense Forces join the Media Wars

November 15, 2012
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For up-to-the-minute information, go to IDF BLOG SITE Israel is reporting current events in the war on terror (Operation Pillar of Defense) both through blogs, twitter and other social media sites with text, video and photo evidence. TWITTER entries by the IDF SPOKESMAN can be read on this site’s Israelinsight Twitter window. Israel mourns...

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Ignorance is No Excuse #8

August 21, 2012
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You would think that outrageous myths of the dark ages of mankind would be long consigned to some dusty books in library archives. You would think. Most recently, a Saudi cleric repeats a charge that any educated, intelligent person would be expected to dismiss out of hand as nonsense. The trouble is, apparently not...

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Collateral Damage – Bulgaria, Egypt, ?

August 7, 2012
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Attack on Shuttle Bus in Bulgaria

International Headlines Scream: Israelis killed in Bulgaria bus terror attack, minister says  CNN The Bulgarian press reported 7 killed 37 wounded in the bombing Wednesday at Burgas airport, a popular gateway for tourists visiting Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast.  The target of the attack was a bus carrying Israeli tourists from the airport to their hotels....

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We Still Mourn – 9th of Av

July 30, 2012
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 Perhaps you are aware that the 9th day of the Hebrew month of AV  is a Jewish day of mourning,  2nd only to Yom Kippur  (The Day of Atonement) for all of the Jewish people.  On this day, Jews around the world are united in fasting, prayer, and ponder today’s significance of the greatest tragedies of Jewish...

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Ignorance is No Excuse #7

July 2, 2012
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Most of what you see and read on political issues is slanted, ergo propaganda.  It’s in and on the news. It’s in the history books. It’s in the documentaries. It’s in the images. It’s all over the Internet. And it’s on YouTube.  Can you trust any source, then, to gain understanding, knowledge and wisdom?...

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Ignorance is No Excuse #6

March 5, 2012
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Is Israel a Warmonger? How can anyone seriously ask that question? Why on earth would anyone whose home is essentially on the front lines want to start a war?  Consider: The talking heads dramatically proclaim: “Israeli will not inform the US of an impending strike on Iran.”  Oh, those bad Israelis. Never mind that...

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Arabs Attempt to Lynch Jews? in Israel?

February 27, 2012
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Soldier Hospitalized Following Attempted Lynch in Haifa

Like most Israelis, I was horrified by the cold-blooded attack on the two young soldiers in Haifa. Unfortunately, it’s not infrequent that Arabs attack young soldiers, but it it was horrifying that there was a gang who set out to torture and lynch them. That the gang of Arab thugs attacked them just because they...

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Are Iranian Attacks on Israeli Embassies Meant to Ignite a War?

February 14, 2012
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Car Bombed in Delhi Attack

Iran Attacks Israel Abroad First, on Monday a magnetic explosive device was planted on the car carrying the wife of an Israeli diplomat in Delhi.  She was injured and is still hospitalized in Dehli.  Shortly afterward, there was an attempt injure a local Embassy employee on his way to work in Tsibili, Georgia.  So...

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Iran: Smoke, No Fire

January 5, 2012
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Under cover of all the smoke billowing from the much-heralded but not exactly ‘long-range’ missiles in the Strait of Hormuz, what’s going on? The newspapers are filled with pronouncements by high-up and sometimes rival Iranian officials.  Their message, a savage, world-shaking threat:  No more sanctions, no interference in Iran, Syria or their other international...

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3rd Intifada Planned?

December 28, 2011
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The headlines today indicate that PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas may be colluding with his military leaders to instigate a new Intifada in an all-out effort to destroy the Jewish State of Israel.  While Abbas may think he’s struck a deal with exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal (formerly of Damascus!)  allowing Hamas to share power...

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