The Next War Between Hezbollah and Israel

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— Israelis woke up Tuesday morning to the news that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) had initiated a new campaign called “Northern Shield.” The mission, which began in the middle of the night between Monday and Tuesday, is to destroy attack tunnels that Hezbollah, the Iranian-controlled terror army in Lebanon, has excavated.…

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Israel and Russia Are on a Collision Course in Syria

By Yaakov Lapin, Algemeiner—- The crisis in Russian-Israeli relations that followed the downing of a Russian aircraft in September lacks an exit strategy, and has resulted in significantly higher tensions in the Syrian arena. Russia is seeking to pressure Israel into rolling back its air strikes in Syria, fearing that they will jeopardize the stability…

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Tunnels are only a precursor to the real threat

By Ron Ben Yishai, Ynet— At present, Israeli defense officials don’t foresee a military escalation in the north. While the IDF is working to expose and destroy a Hezbollah tunnel—and perhaps several tunnels—in the Metula area, the work is being done inside Israeli territory and neither Hezbollah nor the Lebanese government have any cause to…

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Third Lebanon War Seems Inevitable Amid Threats, Discovery of Terror Tunnels

By Israel Today— Analysts have been saying for years that it was only a matter of time until Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah terrorist militia were again engaged in open conflict. The events of the past several days have finally woken most Israelis up to the seriousness of those warnings. Over the weekend, Hezbollah deputy secretary…

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Operation “Northern Shield” Could Reshape the Northern Front

By Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, JCPA— The discovery of Hizbullah’s invasion tunnels has removed a critical component of the organization’s and Iran’s plan for war against Israel, expected to break out at some time. The discovery robbed them of the ability to surprise Israel through an offensive (under)ground assault into Israeli territory, which was to…

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Qumranology: Discovering the Dead Sea Scrolls, Part 2

On November 24, 1947, with the British Mandate approaching expiration, the nascent Jewish nation was caught up in a bloody civil war with Palestinian nationalists. Jerusalem was divided by barbed wire, booby traps, and makeshift walls as British troops strained to quell the violence. Professor Eleazar Lipa Sukenik, from Hebrew University, received a call from…

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Time to Return the Temple Artifacts to the Jewish People

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Jim Barfield’s 12-year search for the Temple utensils revealed an unexpected discovery to an Oklahoma Noahide: a powerful spiritual connection between the mountaintop Temple in Jerusalem and at Qumran, located near to the deepest spot on the planet. Just as Jerusalem was a city for priests to serve…

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Israel launches operation on Lebanon border to destroy Hezbollah attack tunnels

By Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel— The Israel Defense Forces on Tuesday launched an operation to destroy a number of cross-border attack tunnels that it says were dug by the Iran-backed Hezbollah group into northern Israel from Lebanon. Announcing the launch of Operation Northern Shield, IDF spokesperson Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said “a number…

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Israel’s Deep State

By Chris Mitchell, Breaking Christian News— Political opponents of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are calling for him to resign after Israel Police recommended his indictment on charges of bribery and breach of trust. Netanyahu denies the allegations, and some believe the entire investigation adds up to a political coup by legal means. MK Tamar Zandberg,…

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Bereaved Israeli mother welcomes Pence’s ‘words of hope’ at pro-Israel conference

By Israel Hayom— A heartwarming meeting took place at the annual conference of the Israeli American Council in Florida on Friday, when twice bereaved Israeli mother and Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz embraced U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after his speech at the event. “U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech about love and…

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