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IDF Prepares for Rocket Attacks in Unprecedented Exercise

IDF Prepares for Rocket Attacks in Unprecedented Exercise In a large-scale IDF exercise, soldiers prepared for the harsh aftermath of a rocket attack. The drill featured a massive disaster site, training soldiers to rescue civilians buried beneath piles of concrete. The IDF Home Front Command held a large-scale exercise last week, simulating a rocket attack in Karnei Shomron - a community in Israel’s Judea and Samaria region. The drill was unprecedented in scope, preparing IDF forces to handle the aftermath of a severe strike. Israel’s civilians live under the constant threat of rocket attacks. Hamas terrorists in Gaza are known…
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President Peres begins state visit to Lithuania

President Peres asked Lithuanian President Grybauskaite to make a lasting impact during her term as leader of the ‪‎EU‬. “If the EU wants to help the peace process, and it does, it should let the sides work to reach an agreement without pressure.”President Peres began his state visit to ‪‎Lithuania‬ with a diplomatic working meeting with the President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, who also currently serves as President of the ‪‎EuropeanUnion‬. President Peres referred to the European Union’s recent decisions, thanking the President of Lithuania and the Minister of Foreign Affairs for their support for the decision to include the…
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Relaunching of Israel-Palestinian talks

Sec of State Kerry: "We’re here today because the Israeli people and the Palestinian people both have leaders willing to heed the call of history, leaders who will stand strong in the face of criticism and are right now for what they know is in their people’s best interests." SECRETARY KERRY: I’m delighted to stand here – I think it’s still morning – it is still – with Minister Tzipi Livni and Dr. Saeb Erekat, both of whom I’ve had the privilege of knowing for some period of time and enjoyed working with for all of it. As all of…
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NBN’s First Ever “Children’s Aliyah Flight” Arrives With a Record 106 Children Aboard

Gilad Shalit accompanied the 231 North American Olim aboard this summer’s first charter Aliyah flight including the organization’s 35,000th Oleh Ben Gurion Airport, ElAl flight LY3004 landed this morning at Ben Gurion Airport with 231 new Israeli citizens aboard. Even before they took off, the passengers knew not to expect getting any sleep, as close to 50% of the occupants were children. This is a new record of children arriving on a Nefesh B’Nefesh flight in cooperation with The Jewish Agency for Israel. The 106 young Olim are joining a whopping 989 children who will be making Aliyah throughout 2013…
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US Officials: Israel Attacked Syrian Port

"Regional media reported large explosions in Latakia on that date, but it remained unclear who was responsible. Israel has neither confirmed nor denied involvement in the incident." VOA News U.S. officials say Israeli warplanes struck the Syrian port of Latakia earlier this month, targeting a delivery of Russian anti-ship missiles in what would be Israel's fourth such operation in Syria this year. The officials told CNN and The New York Times that Israel attacked the cache of Yakhont missiles on July 5 because it feared they could threaten Israeli naval forces. Regional media reported large explosions in Latakia on that…
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Israel welcomes EU decision on Hezbollah as terrorist organization

  "Hezbollah is the terrorist arm of the Iranian regime and perpetrates attacks around the world. For years, the organization has carried out attacks against innocent civilians across the globe."   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes the European Union decision to include Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations:"I welcome the fact that the EU has also declared Hezbollah to be a terrorist organization and I thank the leaders of its member states.In recent years, the State of Israel has invested great effort in explaining to all EU member states that Hezbollah is the terrorist arm of the Iranian regime…
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Netanyahu: Peace Talks with Palestinians Will Be Tough

  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that some details were still being worked out but that if all goes well, Palestinian and Israeli officials would travel to Washington for initial talks VOA News Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has assured his Cabinet that any results from resumed negotiations with the Palestinians will be put to a national referendum. His comment Sunday follows a U.S. brokered agreement to restart long-stalled peace talks between the two sides. Netanyahu told his ministers the process will not be easy, but that Israel's approach will be sincere. He said he hopes the…
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PM Netanyahu and Culture and Sports Minister Livnat Meet with Composer Nachum Heiman

"You are in our pantheon of artists. You have authored so many of the wonderful songs that I and my family grew up on. My brother Yoni especially loved your songs." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat, this afternoon met with composer and artist, and Israel Prize laureate, Nachum Heiman and asked him to serve as a special adviser for a project to strengthen Hebrew song that will include, inter alia, digitizing generations of Hebrew songs and making them more accessible.The project is the joint initiative of the Prime Minister's Office Heritage Branch and the…
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IDF continues to thwart terror attacks in Judea and Samaria

  In the past 2 weeks the Kfir Brigade has seized illegal weapons and foiled an attempt to attack IDF forces with a pipe bomb     The IDF’s Kfir Brigade continues to record operational successes, thwarting terror attacks in Judea and Samaria. Over the past two weeks, soldiers of its Netzah Yehuda Battalion discovered an illegal hunting rifle and dozens of bullets in a Palestinian vehicle in the area of Jenin, and a force of Kfir’s Haruv Battalion arrested an adolescent armed with a pipe bomb in the Etzion sector of Samaria.“On Wednesday of last week [June 19], a…
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