All posts tagged IDF

Yom Hazikaron: ‘Because of them, we are alive’

TUESDAY night’s Yom Hazikaron commemorations in Sydney and Melbourne struck a particularly emotional chord, following the loss of four Israeli lives over the weekend as a result of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza.

Two soldiers killed as terror attacks spike

Three Israeli families where in mourning this week, after a sharp spike in terror attacks in the West Bank that killed two soldiers and a baby.

IDF destroys Hezbollah terror tunnels

The IDF has launched an operation to strike a blow to Hezbollah's tunnels – a vast underground network intended for attacking Israelis.

Locals feel war could be just weeks away

AS angry protests rage and fires burn in Gaza, residents of Southern Israel are bracing themselves for violence. 

Clashes escalate on the Gaza border

Scenes of violence returned to Israel's southern border in recent days amid mounting concerns of a threat from the north, writes Nathan Jeffay.

Living on the border in the shadow of terror

"One thing is for sure, as long as that bomb shelter still has a purpose, that change we want to see in the world will sadly never come." Emily Gian shares her experience of visiting a bomb shelter on Kibbutz Erez, situated very close to the Gaza border.

Fears funding freeze is going too far

DONALD Trump is being accused of taking his squeeze on Palestinian funding too far, by stopping new grants to organisations that promote coexistence with Israelis.

Israel stands stronger than ever at seventy

A CAPACITY audience packed The Venue in Alexandria to hear Ehud Barak, a former Israeli Labour prime minister, who had become the country's most decorated soldier, proclaim that "Israel is stronger now than in other point in our history", in conversation with foreign editor of The Australian, Greg Sheridan.

Hamas and PA clash over Israel talks

Palestinian politics has been turned on its head, with Hamas deep in negotiations with Israel and the moderate Palestinian Authority furious about the process.

Corbyn a danger to Jews, says Gold

THE views of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn represent a new high in resurgent anti-Semitism, said Dore Gold, president of the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs, as he delivered the 35th Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration.