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October 8, 2015
Terror Attacks Escalate in Israel
With violence against Jewish residents escalating quickly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a diplomatic trip to Germany. Some say this latest campaign of terror could signal a Third Intifada.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• During a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemn the recent murder of an Israeli couple by suspected Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank.
• Diplomatic progress toward peace has been made between Ukraine government forces and pro-Russian rebels with a plan for withdrawal of troops due to be completed in two weeks.
• The Israeli military captured seven Arab citizens in northern Israel who were trying to join ISIS fighters and carry out terror attacks.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Senior Vice President Yael Eckstein on the current violence in Israel.
The IDF’s ITAM Field Intelligence Battalion is located in Eilat, the southern-most city in Israel. Primarily consisting of female combat soldiers, the battalion is responsible for protecting Israel’s border and preventing infiltrators. The Fellowship is proud to support these brave defenders of the Holy Land, and Stand for Israel is happy to bring you […]
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