Daily Archives: January 24, 2014

IDF Officer Who Intercepted Rockets above Israel: “We are always ready

http://www.idfblog.com/2014/01/16/idf-officer-intercepted-rockets-israel-always-ready/ Not many soldiers finish a day of work like Lieutenant Aviel Perry, a soldier who serves as the commander of an IDF Iron Dome battery. Early Thursday morning, he intrecepted five Gaza rockets headed...

Rockets and tunnels: Hamas preparing for next conflict

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4480523,00.html The long period of relative quiet since Operation Pillar of Defense has been slowly dissolving into rocket fire, which reached its peak this week when the Islamic Jihad fired rockets at Ashkelon in the...

Military Performances, Glorification of Suicide Bombings at Graduation Ceremony of Hamas Youth Camps

http://www.memritv.org/clip_transcript/en/4119.htm Following are excerpts from a graduation ceremony for a Hamas youth camp in Gaza, which aired on Al-Aqsa TV on January 16, 2014: Announcer: Every Arab and every Muslim is filled with pride when...

Security forces uncover weapons cache in Hebron

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=14931 The weapons cache discovered by security forces in Hebron.Photo credit: Israel Police Spokesperson's Department. Two Palestinian residents of Hebron were arrested on Wednesday evening in a joint operation by the Israel Defense Forces, the Border...

Between Paralysis and Fatigue: The “Geneva 2 Negotiations on the Syrian Civil War

http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=6435 On January 22, 2014 representatives of the international community once again reconvened in Switzerland in an attempt to broker a negotiated agreement to end the bloody Syrian civil war. Since the last round of...

U.S. Jews Worried Over Israel Crisis

The U.S. Jewish community has been shifting uneasily amid increased pressure by President Barack Obama on Israel. Over the last few months, supporters of the Obama administration have been questioning the loyalty of American Jews...