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Iran Attacks Israel With Drone, Syria Shoots Down F-16

Pieces of an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel on Saturday after coming under anti-aircraft fire. The pilot ejected, according to a military spokesman. Photo: Jack Guez/AFP By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — February 10, 2018 … Iran attacked Israel with an armed drone as it entered the skies over Northern Israel.… Read More »

Israel President Rivlin Addresses Poland, Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Athens, Greece — January 29, 2018 … Israeli President Rivlin commented on Poland’s denial of its role in the Holocaust. Rivlin, who is visiting Greece, stated that in relation to the new Polish legislation that Poland’s  decision to place in prison those who speak of Poland’s complicity with Nazi… Read More »

Holocaust Remembrance Day Honored Online

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — January 26, 2018 … A valuable online resource which honors the memory of the 6 million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust can be found at: www.HolocaustRemembranceDay.org The domain directs to an interactive Facebook page which integrates the most valuable and respected Holocaust resources including Yad… Read More »

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Wins Award From US Missile Agency

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 25, 2017 …  The David’s Sling Weapons System (DSWS) was awarded the prestigious Technology Pioneer Award at the 2017 Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of ground-breaking achievements in Lower-Tier Ballistic Missile and Cruise Missile Defense. “The marvelous capabilities of… Read More »

Israel Will Not Negotiate With Hamas Led Palestinian Terror Government

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 17, 2017 … The Israeli Security Cabinet decided today that it will have no contact with a Palestinian government which embraces terror organizations. The Israel Prime Minister’s office stated today that pursuant to previous decisions, the Government of Israel will not conduct diplomatic negotiations with… Read More »

On Rosh Hashana Israel Defense Forces Sends Humanitarian Team To Mexico

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency UPDATE: September 28 … Israel Saving Lives! Prime Minister Netanyahu welcomes home #IDF aid mission to #Mexico.   UPDATES: September 27 … Mexico’s Sec. of Foreign Affairs, @LVidegaray, thanked the #IDFAidToMex for their work to help the people of Mexico in their time of need. UPDATES: September 25 …   … Read More »

Israel’s Mossad Creates Fund To Attract Hi-Tech Gurus

By Nancy Namer Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 27, 2017 … Mossad, are we really mentioning that word? Following David Ben-Gurion’s specific instructions, it was once forbidden to even mention the names of the Mossad and the Shin Bet. Today, Israel’s intelligence agencies have no choice but to do what a decade ago was… Read More »

Israel Discovers Terror Tunnels Under Gaza UNRWA Schools

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 12, 2017 … The Israel Defense Forces informed the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the main UN aid agency in Gaza, that it had discovered part of a terror tunnel running under two of its schools in a refugee camp in the enclave. UNRWA… Read More »

IDF Promotes Manelis As Spokesperson, Conricus To Head Foreign Media

Brigadier-General Ronen Manelis now responsible for the IDF’s domestic and global image. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 24, 2017 … The Israel Defense Forces have promoted Col. Ronen Manelis to the rank of brigadier-general as he took up the post of IDF Spokesperson at a ceremony at the Kirya military headquarters… Read More »