In Defiance of New Rule, ZAKA Treats Victim Before Terrorist

In Defiance of New Rule, ZAKA Treats Victim Before Terrorist

When ZAKA volunteer Chaim Foxman arrived at the scene of Wednesday’s Old City stabbing attack, he administered first aid to the victims of the attack rather than to the terrorist who perpetrated it, even though the terrorist was in worse condition. While that may seem like common […]

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Nittel Nacht

Several years ago, I was perusing an antique store in the historic river town of Stillwater, Minnesota. A small green book caught my eye, due to its conspicuously Jewish title: Apples and Honey. It was a collection of short stories, poems, passages of Scripture, biographies, and other […]

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This Week in Israel’s History: The Boats of Cherbourg – Israel Smuggles its Own Missile Boats out of France

This Week in Israel’s History: The Boats of Cherbourg – Israel Smuggles its Own Missile Boats out of France

On December 24, 1969, Israeli commandos liberated five cutting-edge missile boats out of the port of Cherbourg. Israel had paid for the boats, which weren’t delivered due to a French arms embargo. In late 1961, officers at Israeli naval headquarters were brainstorming for ideas on how to reconstitute the navy as […]

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