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IDF Honors International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, January 27, 2012, the IDF honors the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the UN General Assembly in 2005, this day marks the liberation of the Nazis’ biggest and deadliest death camp: Auschwitz-Birkenau. In this death camp an estimated 1.6 … Continue reading

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Four-Star General Martin E. Dempsey to Visit Israel

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Military, four-star General Martin E. Dempsey, will arrive today, Thursday, January 19th, 2012, for a short visit to Israel during a visit to the region. This will be … Continue reading

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2011: The Greatest Events

January:  Security Forestation Project Begins The Strategic Security Forestation Project was launched to contribute towards the safety of Israel’s southern communities. Its goal was to plant new trees and relocate existing ones so as to shield the towns from rocket fire and help … Continue reading

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2011: Thanks for Following!

2011 has been a year full of incredible events for the Israeli Defense Forces. We have worked tirelessly, always keeping in mind our goals – to defend Israel and its residents. This year Israeli citizens have had many thing to celebrate: the … Continue reading

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Three Years since Operation Cast Lead

Between 2000 and 2008, more than 8,000 rockets and mortar shells were fired at civilians in Israel by the Hamas, a radical Islamic terrorist organization. This barrage of fire deliberately endangered the lives of over a million people. Three years ago today, on … Continue reading

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