Daily Archives: December 20, 2011

2011 Hanukkah Celebrations

The eight-day Jewish festival of lights began tonight at sundown. On the first night of Hanukkah, millions of Jews in Israel and abroad lit Hanukkah candles. The candle’s light symbolizes a beacon of hope–reminding us of the Hanukkah miracle–when the … Continue reading

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Mixed Female, Male Battalion Holds First Joint Drill

For the first time, female and male infantry soldiers from the Caracal Battalion participated in a joint drill. The Caracal Battalion was created to accommodate women seeking to join a combat unit and fight alongside men. In 2004, the unit … Continue reading

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