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Non-conventional Warfare and Me

Non-conventional Warfare and Me

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Israel's state-of-the-art defense.

Thank God

Thank God

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It's difficult to be upbeat when you are surrounded with enemies, terror, hatred and death. But there is much to be thankful for.

The Hidden Hero

The Hidden Hero

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Koby Azoulay operates a dry-cleaning service in Jerusalem. During his recent stint as a reserve soldier, he was instrumental in preventing three separate terrorist attacks.

Israel Needs You

Israel Needs You

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It is up to every Jew in the Diaspora to snap out of this fearful mindset and come visit Israel.

Newsworthy

Newsworthy

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The story of Massoud Mahlouf Allon, who was mutilated and beaten to death while distributing blankets he collected from Israelis to poor Palestinians, is my pick for story of the week.

Israeli Courage

Israeli Courage

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What is it that allows so many Israelis to display courage and resilience in the face of tremendous challenge and difficulty?

The Reality Dictionary

The Reality Dictionary

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My trip to Israel disproved many commonly accepted definitions and assumptions.

Do You Remember?

Do You Remember?

by David Arenson and Simon Grynberg

Israel is bleeding. It is not enough to know it. Feel it. Take it in. And do something about it.

Virtual Tourism in Israel

Virtual Tourism in Israel

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One visitor finds an innovative way to express unconditional caring and support for beleaguered Israelis.

Teddy Bears for the Wounded

Teddy Bears for the Wounded

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The terrorists want to make us feel powerless. Performing an important mitzvah like visiting the sick empowers.

Snatching Lives From the Angel of Death

Snatching Lives From the Angel of Death

by Linda Feinberg

Laniado Hospital refuses to give up hope.

Was I Afraid?

Was I Afraid?

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My two years in Jerusalem taught me an important lesson.

Israel's Grieving Families

Israel's Grieving Families

by Ilene R. Prusher

A unique retreat helps Israeli families who have lost loved ones in a terrorist attack to cope with their grief.

Keep Your Finnish Gas Masks

Keep Your Finnish Gas Masks

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Dear Finnish Foreign Minister, It's a difficult situation and I am dreadfully sorry you are so upset with the Jewish people. We are, after all, only trying to stay alive.

Living with Miracles

Living with Miracles

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Why I made aliyah during the Intifada.

After the Inferno: Survivors Speak

After the Inferno: Survivors Speak

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Survivors of one of Israel's most grisly terrorist attacks speak to Jews of the world -- with words and actions.

Survivors in Netanya

Survivors in Netanya

by Netanya Terror Victims Fund

Terror leaves a trail of death and destruction that lingers for a lifetime.

Dear Ari

Dear Ari

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Ari Weiss was the first person I have personally known who was murdered defending the Land of Israel.

Death of a Hero

Death of a Hero

by the Jerusalem Post

Sgt. Ari Joshua Weiss of the Nahal Brigade was just three weeks short of his 22nd birthday when he was shot and killed by Palestinian terrorists on Monday.

ZAKA: Always There When Terror Strikes

ZAKA: Always There When Terror Strikes

by Linda Feinberg

ZAKA volunteers are often the first rescue workers to appear at the scene of a terrorist bombing or shooting -- and the last to leave.

Who's Rallying For Whom?

Who's Rallying For Whom?

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After meeting so many Israelis who displayed remarkable courage in the face of Israel's collective pain, it was our spirits that were uplifted.

Awaiting the Wounded

Awaiting the Wounded

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Being in charge of the only Level I trauma center from the Jordan Valley to Beersheba, I have seen indescribable anguish, and hope.

Hebrew U Survivor

Hebrew U Survivor

by Michael Ledeen

Eliad Moreh survived the Hebrew U bombing and she has a message for the world.Courtesy of National Review Online.

At The Bombing

At The Bombing

by Eric Norman

A volunteer medic in Israel describes the scene of a lethal bus bombing.

Jerusalem Stories

Jerusalem Stories

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A woman spends a week in Israel visiting victims of terror and their families.

Terrorism Won't Break Israeli Will

Terrorism Won't Break Israeli Will

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This fight is for the world's future.

9 New Orphans

9 New Orphans

by Tzvi Yehuda Dickstein

A Palestinian terror attack leaves 9 new orphans.

What Did You Do During the War, Daddy?

What Did You Do During the War, Daddy?

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Years down the road, what would I be able to say that I did while Israel was fighting for its very existence in the war on terror?

Choose Your Music

Choose Your Music

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The Israeli army plays songs about peace and the end of war. The music speaks volumes.

Coming Home, Full of Hope

Coming Home, Full of Hope

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July 11, 2002 -- I write to you, finally, as Noa Resi Hirsch, an Israeli citizen.

A Tale of Two Families

A Tale of Two Families

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The destinies of two families converge in the wave of terror.

Voices from the Valley of Death

Voices from the Valley of Death

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A message to the Jews of the world from bereaved families during shiva.

Fashioned in the Womb

Fashioned in the Womb

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Encounters with cruelty and compassion, and the womb that breeds them both.

Shiri, My Song

Shiri, My Song

by Tova Lebovits

Reflections from the funeral of a Gilo bus terror victim.

Community Anguish

Community Anguish

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Once again tragedy has struck Shilo with the murder of Avi Siton.

Creating Diamonds

Creating Diamonds

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A visitor to victims of terror discovers a sense of family, optimism about the future, and an unbreakable spirit that carries them through their almost unbearable pain.

Mom, I'm Moving To Israel

Mom, I'm Moving To Israel

by Jenna Ziman

For the Jewish people, there is no such thing as a wrong or bad time to go to Israel.

The Forgotten Weapon

The Forgotten Weapon

by M.D.D.

Military prowess and diplomatic maneuvering have not helped. Maybe it's time to look 'up.'

Israel Update: May 2002

Israel Update: May 2002

by Aish.com Staff

In this issue: Exploding myths, a visit to the Holy Land, and the question of pigskin for terrorists.

Cry of A Nation

Cry of A Nation

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Getting out of this mess is less of an individual challenge, and more of a national unity project.

Today We Buried Gedalia

Today We Buried Gedalia

by Pearl Skolnik

As we remember the great sacrifice of the soldiers who were killed defending Israel, the following is a tribute to one of the latest heroes of Israel.

Israel Spiritual Symposium: Israel Independence Day: Pain and Blessings

Israel Spiritual Symposium: Israel Independence Day: Pain and Blessings

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Yom Ha'Atzma'ut will be rather painful this year, especially for those of us fortunate enough to live in Israel.

Jews At War

Jews At War

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An Israeli soldier in the reserves describes what it is like to wage war in a uniquely Jewish army.

Why I Am Not Afraid

Why I Am Not Afraid

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Terrorists want our fear as much as our blood. Whatever happens, they sure won't get my fear.

Why Live In Israel Today?

Why Live In Israel Today?

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Despite the uncertainty and threat of terror, Israelis are here to stay.

Roadblocks of the Spirit

Roadblocks of the Spirit

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An Israeli reserve soldier describes his experience guarding a roadblock.

And We All Pray...

And We All Pray...

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How do we Israelis deal with this constant killing that lurks around every corner, flaring up in periodic, spectacular displays of just how evil man can be?

Evil Is Now

Evil Is Now

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For one woman, Saturday night's slaughter in Jerusalem rips apart the denial that Evil wants to wipe out the Jews.

"I am a Jew. My mother is a Jew..."

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I don't know what kind of Jew Daniel Pearl was -- if he went to synagogue regularly or thought about keeping kosher. And it just doesn't matter.

Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope

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A deadly attack left Karnei Shomron residents stunned, but the pain is accompanied by a ray of hope.