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In explaining why he created an NGO to publicize the morality of the IDF, Avihai Shorshan recalled that he had two friends who died in 2014 because they tried “to do their mission without harming civilians” during Operation Protective Edge, The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. Shorshan, whose group, My Truth, made...

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Linda Sarsour

Linda Sarsour will be the keynote speaker on March 31 in Hillsborough, North Carolina at an event sponsored by Orange County’s Department of Human Rights & Relations and The Orange County Human Relations Commission (HRC) of NC “in honor of women’s history month.” The event will be a part of...

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Twenty-seven Israeli athletes with intellectual disabilities competed at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates this week, joining more than 7,000 counterparts from over 170 countries. The Israeli delegation competed in basketball (nine athletes), bowling (10 athletes), judo (two athletes) and swimming (six...

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Branches of Israel’s United Hatzalah unique localized volunteer emergency response network already operate in countries including Panama, Ukraine and the United States. Now, the grassroots United Rescue Colombia (URC) in South America, modeled after the Israeli initiative, is becoming an official United Hatzalah (UH) branch. Ambulance response time is too long in...

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Anti-Israel Riots at Gaza Border

The report by a Commission of Inquiry (COI) appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate Israel’s handling of the violent Hamas-orchestrated riots, beginning March 30 of last year, is marked by “flight from consistency and common sense,” two legal scholars argued in a paper published Monday...

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David's Sling Joint U.S.-Israel

A test of the David’s Sling anti-missile system succeeded in averting simulated threats, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. The system, which is designed to intercept medium-range missile threats, successfully countered a series of threats, according to Israel’s defense ministry. A statement from the ministry said that David’s Sling successfully...

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IDF Searches for Terrorist

A Palestinian suspected in Sunday’s fatal terror attack that left two dead and a third person injured was killed in a shootout with Israeli security forces, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. Omar Abu Lila was killed in a firefight following a manhunt after he killed a soldier, Gal Keidan, and a rabbi,...

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When a carnival huckster tries to guess a person’s age, he looks at outward signs such as firmness of skin and color of hair. But wrinkles and grays don’t tell the whole story, according to a team of researchers at the medical schools of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and California’s...

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SPACEIL's Beresheet Heading to Moon

Beresheet (beginning), the spacecraft launched by the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL whose destination is the moon, made a final maneuver in Earth’s orbit as it continues on its lunar journey, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. Signals from Earth activated the craft’s engines for a full minute. The team in charge of...

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U.S. Ambassador Grenell Rebukes UNHRC

Declaring the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) policy toward Israel to be anti-Semitic, the United States Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell denounced the council’s “singular, obsessive focus” on the Jewish State in a speech he gave Monday in Geneva. Grenell’s speech was part of a rally organized by UN...

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