Gantz orders IDF to build field hospital for virus cases as hospitals fill up

By Aaron Boxerman, Times of Israel— Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Monday ordered the military to prepare to establish a field hospital for coronavirus cases as hospitals overflow across the country. “Gantz has ordered staff to begin preparations to build an army field hospital that would contain about 200 beds,” a statement from the Defense…

IDF Preparing for 3rd Intifada Should PA Drum Up Arab Violence

By David Israel, Israel Hayom— The former head of Israel’s National Security Council, Brigadier General Yaakov Amidror, warned about a third intifada that would erupt in Judea and Samaria in response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s promise to impose Israeli sovereignty on parts of the 1967 liberated territories come July 1, and the announcement of…

Trump approves largest-ever aid package to Israel, sets up showdown with Turkey over F-35s

BY Jackson Richman, JNS— U.S. President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Monday, which includes $550 million in assistance to Israel and temporarily halts the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. This comes amid tensions between the United States and Ankara, which is currently holding an American pastor hostage, among…