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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett delivers an address at a memorial ceremony at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem for the IDF soldiers who fell in 2014's "Operation Protective Edge," June 20, 2021. Photo by Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.

Bennett to Hamas: ‘Our patience has run out’

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Hamas on Sunday that Israel will not tolerate a “trickle” of attacks from the Gaza Strip. Speaking at a memorial service at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem for the soldiers...
Hamas members attend a rally in Beit Lahiya in the Gaza Strip, May 30, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90.

Most Israelis believe IDF operation in Gaza stopped too soon, study shows

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Most Israelis believe the Hamas terror group must be crushed, that Israel’s “Operation Guardian of the Walls” in the Gaza Strip last month in response to Hamas rocket-fire was ended prematurely, according to a...
Diana delivering a talk to an American Jewish audience. Credit: Courtesy.

A bereaved Israeli mother shares her son’s legacy of optimism

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Daniel Marash was 22 when he returned to Israel from Belgium, where he attended a music festival featuring many of the artists that he had followed and loved. It was the summer of 2014, and...
The three Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaer (misspelled in above photo) and Naftali Frenkel, abducted and murdered by Hamas terrorists on June 12, 2014. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Families of murdered Israeli teens slam ICC decision as ‘evil cynicism’

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The families of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach—the three Israeli teenagers whose abduction and murder at the hands of Hamas terrorists sparked “Operation Protective Edge” in July 2014—released a letter to the public on...
Meretz Party head Nitzan Horowitz participates in an event in Beersheva on Feb. 29, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Meretz leader justifies ICC probe of alleged Israeli war crimes

Nitzan Horowitz, head of left-wing Israeli party Meretz, said on Saturday night that there “was room” for the International Criminal Court’s decision to investigate Israel for war crimes. In an interview with Channel 13‘s Ayala Hasson, Horowitz said,...
Benny Gantz attends a Memorial Day ceremony at the Knesset on April 21, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Gantz reiterates commitment to return abducted soldiers, civilians from Gaza

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Defense Minister Benny Gantz reiterated his commitment on Wednesday to return the remains of Israel Defense Forces’ soldiers Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin, as well as abducted civilians Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, believed...
Palestinian prisoners released from Israeli jails as part of the 2011 prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas wave as they leave an Israeli military base outside Jerusalem, on Oct 18, 2011. Photo by Kobi Gideon/Flash90.

Report: Israel conveys prisoner-swap offer to Hamas

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Israel recently presented Hamas with a proposal for a prisoner swap and is waiting for a response, Ynet reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the proposed deal (the details of which have not been released) was...
Bereaved parents of Hadar Goldin and other family members and supporters gather outside the state memorial ceremony for "Operation Protective Edge" at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem on July 23, 2019. Photo by Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90.

Hamas says window of opportunity for prisoner swap exists, but is closing

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A Hamas spokesperson accused Israeli leaders of lying to the families of Israelis being held in Gaza, saying on Tuesday that while Israel still has an opportunity to recover the captives and the bodies...
Screenshot of the trailer of HBO's 10-part series "Our Boys," which will premiere on Aug. 12, 2019.

HBO to screen series about events leading to 2014 summer war with Gaza

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HBO will feature a 10-part series about the events leading to the 2014 war with Gaza called “Our Boys,” a reference to Jewish teenagers Gilad Shaar, 16; Eyal Yifrach, 19; and Naftali Frankel, 16,...
Israel Defense Force officers visit the site where a terror tunnel was exposed at Israel's Kerem Shalom border crossing with Gaza. Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

‘We don’t want a repeat of Yom Kippur War catastrophe’

Israel Defense Forces’ Ombudsman Maj. Gen. (res.) Yitzhak Brick urged the Knesset on Wednesday to name an investigative committee to probe what he called “serious problems with the IDF’s organizational culture.” Speaking before a Knesset...