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Mortar shells from a newly discovered pre-1967 Syrian bunker in the Golan Heights, Nov. 2, 2021. Photo: Mine Action Authority/Israeli Defense Ministry.

Ammunition-packed pre-1967 Syrian army bunker unearthed in Golan Heights

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A Syrian military bunker full of ammunition was uncovered in the Golan Heights on Tuesday by the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Mine Action Authority (MAA). The bunker was abandoned after Israel captured the region from Syria...
A car set on fire during anti-Jewish riots in Acre, northern Israel, May 12, 2021. Photo by Roni Ofer/Flash90.

Facing the real cause of the long Arab war

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The time has come for Israel to stop giving a pass to Arab Jew-hatred. In his book From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and Israel, the late historian Robert Wistrich documented how before, during...
Israeli border police stand guard by a house of a Jewish family during a protest against Israel's plan to demolish some houses of Palestinians in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, May 6, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Can Israeli restraint keep the peace in Jerusalem?

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After several days of unrest, the government of Israel is once again presented with a dilemma to which there are no easy answers. Palestinians and their supporters are using a court case over property rights in...
Water distributed to Jerusalemites from locally manufactured containers made of aluminum to prevent rusting, 1931. Credit: Yaacov Ben Dov/KKL-JNF archives.

KKL-JNF releases never-before-seen photos of Jerusalem

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In honor of the 54th anniversary of Israel’s liberation of Jerusalem in the Six-Day War, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) has released four photos from the days of the British Mandate before the...

The British Jews who defended Israel in 1967

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“Formula One” dash across the desert, dodging bullets by sheltering under a truck in the dunes, standing on the banks of the Suez Canal and guarding hundreds of prisoners – this was 21-year-old Tony...

Rivlin: Hebron is not an obstacle to peace

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Jews will live together with Arabs in Hebron in any peace agreement, President Reuven Rivlin said Thursday night at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Six Day war. “Hebron is not an obstacle...

The Six Day War and its aftermath

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120 years ago, the First Zionist Conference under the leadership of Theodor Herzl was held in Basel, Switzerland. Before his untimely death, Herzl predicted that the modern State of Israel would emerge within 50...

Remember the six days — and the soldiers — that saved us

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y mother said: “No one expected Israel to survive.” The Straits of Tiran were closed to Israeli ships, strangling the 19-year-old country from its much-needed oil supply. Egypt and Syria had amassed troops on the...

D’var Torah: 50th anniversary of the Six Day War

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The Jewish community the world over finds itself in a jubilee year, 50 years since the Six Day War. The very existence of the Jewish people, from its very inception – our redemption from Egypt...