War Of Independence

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The mind of a Zionist revolutionary

The mind of a Zionist revolutionary

Review: Dr. Eldad's memoirs of Israel's battle for independence titled The First Tithe (Ma'aser Rishon), first published in English in 2008. Moshe Phillips, 13/01/2020 09:04
Criticism of Trump's Judea/Samaria decision - is it based on facts?

Criticism of Trump's Judea/Samaria decision - is it based on facts?

Why would any Jew condemn an American policy for the benefit of a Jewish State, a gesture of extraordinary support of Israel that immediately corrects historical wrongs?  Valerie Sobel, 25/11/2019 16:30
The issues fought about in 1948 are those of 2019

The issues fought about in 1948 are those of 2019

As hard as it is to define precisely when Israel’s War of Independence began, it is equally hard to define when it ended. The attempt to exterminate Israel never ceased. Daniel Pinner, 21/07/2019 15:36
Myths and facts on the Nakba

Myths and facts on the Nakba

Victms of their own doing. Eli E. Hertz, 24/05/2019 17:00
An open letter to Rashida Tlaib

An open letter to Rashida Tlaib

Were the long-suffering survivors of the Holocaust exploiters? Congresswoman Rashida Tliab thinks so. The question is how many unknowledgeable people she will convince. Lila Lowell, 16/05/2019 16:02
Rare photo collection from Israel’s War of Independence revealed

Rare photo collection from Israel’s War of Independence revealed

Photos include images from day Arab forces surrender Haifa port to IDF, in which soldiers raise Israeli flag at the port for the first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2019 14:58
War of Independence hero passes away

War of Independence hero passes away

Holocaust survivor David Ben David, one of the last defenders of Kfar Etzion in 1948, passes away at 98.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2018 22:15
War of Independence fallen's grave found after almost 70 years

War of Independence fallen's grave found after almost 70 years

Liebke Schaffer, who was killed while rescuing an injured man during the 1948 War of Independence, finally found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2018 21:22
Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

Veterans meets 70 years after War of Independence

Members of 8th Armored Brigade, the oldest armored brigade in the IDF, reunite 70 years after they fought together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2018 17:55
Watch: First of Chief of Staff's office director speaks

Watch: First of Chief of Staff's office director speaks

Shosh Habas talks about being the office director of the first IDF Chief of Staff, and the challenges of the War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2018 03:56
This Holocaust survivor fought in Israel's War of Independence

This Holocaust survivor fought in Israel's War of Independence

Israel at 70: Holocaust survivor recalls his journey to Israel and his experiences fighting in Israel’s War of Independence.JTA, 05/04/2018 12:11
Bennett strips funding from play accusing IDF of war crimes

Bennett strips funding from play accusing IDF of war crimes

Education Minister drops play depicting IDF soldiers as war criminals from 'Culture Basket' of performances shown to high school students.Tzvi Lev, 04/02/2018 18:15
Bennett orders review of play about Israeli 'conquest'

Bennett orders review of play about Israeli 'conquest'

Education Ministry to review funding for play depicting IDF soldiers as murderers in 1948 War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2017 18:47
Pilot who helped form Israeli Air Force dies at 94

Pilot who helped form Israeli Air Force dies at 94

Former U.S. Navy pilot Mitchell Flint, who helped form the Israeli Air Force in 1948, dies in Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2017 04:56
Yitzhak Rabin's binoculars to be auctioned off

Yitzhak Rabin's binoculars to be auctioned off

Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's binoculars to be sold at Jerusalem auction house. The starting price? $5,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2017 09:02
Jordan's shameful record

Jordan's shameful record

Jordan's foreign minister blames the "occupation" for the Temple Mount terror, and threatens even more dangerous crises. Eli E. Hertz, 08/08/2017 13:41
'There was no massacre at Deir Yassin'

'There was no massacre at Deir Yassin'

New book meticulously documents battle of Deir Yassin. Both Arab and Jewish testimony point to the same conclusion: there was no massacre.Shimon Cohen, 18/07/2017 11:17
Born a Muslim - but killed as a Jew

Born a Muslim - but killed as a Jew

Samaria Regional Council to hold memorial for late Irgun fighter Baruch Mizrahi who fell in the War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2017 21:40
Remembering the 'last of kin' who fell in War of Independence

Remembering the 'last of kin' who fell in War of Independence

6000 youths visited the graves of 148 Holocaust survivors who were the last remnant of their families and fell in War of Independence.Yoel Domb, 26/04/2017 20:54
CIA: UK armed, encouraged Arabs against Israel in 1948

CIA: UK armed, encouraged Arabs against Israel in 1948

Declassified CIA documents provide evidence UK encouraged Arabs to oppose foundation of Israel, helped them acquire weapons.David Rosenberg, 23/01/2017 11:27
David Ben Gurion and the Arabs

David Ben Gurion and the Arabs

Israel's first prime minister, known as the "father of the nation" had no compunctions about seeing the Arabs as the enemy and treating them as such.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 30/11/2015 22:47
 'I Started the War of Independence'

'I Started the War of Independence'

Haganah officer Shmuel Albeck recounts how he relayed the report that marked the start of the war in 1947.Gil Ronen, 23/04/2015 17:07
Funeral for Unknown Soldier - 66 Years Later

Funeral for Unknown Soldier - 66 Years Later

19 year-old soldier Yehoshua Haver died in the War of Independence, but his burial place was unknown - until now.Yishai Karov, 28/11/2014 09:02
The Arabs Will Lose Jerusalem Too

The Arabs Will Lose Jerusalem Too

Nothing the Jews do will change the undying self-destructive hatred of the Palestinian Arabs. Ron Jager, 11/11/2014 00:00
Independence War Weapons Cache Discovered in North

Independence War Weapons Cache Discovered in North

A long-hidden weapons cache has been uncovered in the Beit Shean Valley, near Kibbutz Mesilot.David Lev, 28/01/2014 02:13
Award for Veteran Hareidi Soldier

Award for Veteran Hareidi Soldier

Yaakov Laniado, who survived an angry mob, fell captive in war, and went undercover in Syria, recounts his remarkable story to Arutz Sheva.Maayana Miskin, 23/01/2014 11:06
Movie Shows Brave, Tragic History of Gush Etzion

Movie Shows Brave, Tragic History of Gush Etzion

A new memorial to the Jews slain in Gush Etzion includes a video that captures the region’s inspiring, tragic history.Maayana Miskin, 29/11/2013 00:15
100-Year-Old General: We Razed Villages, So What?

100-Year-Old General: We Razed Villages, So What?

Brig. Gen. (res.) Yitzhak Pundak: If we hadn't done it, there would be a million more Arabs and there would be no Israel.Gil Ronen, 13/06/2013 20:20
Rabbi’s Wartime Diary on Battle for Jerusalem

Rabbi’s Wartime Diary on Battle for Jerusalem

Rabbi Shar Yishuv Hacohen wrote of the fall of Jerusalem and of his own inner debate between Torah study and armed combat.Maayana Miskin, 03/05/2013 10:07
Abbas and Bibi: ’48 War not Over

Abbas and Bibi: ’48 War not Over

Netanyahu and Abbas agree: The “conflict” between Arabs and the Jewish state was not settled in the 1948 war. Abbas’ op-ed rewrites history.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/05/2011 12:13
Lebanese Town Erases Jewish Name

Lebanese Town Erases Jewish Name

A old Jewish neighborhood in Sidon that kept its Jewish name throughout the tribulations of Lebanese-Israeli tensions - finally lost the name. Hillel Fendel, 05/09/2010 17:28
Honors for Former US-IAF Pilot

Honors for Former US-IAF Pilot

A former Israel Air Force fighter pilot and US ex-Marine will be honored in Washington next week for his service to his first adopted homeland.Hana Levi Julian, 29/06/2010 17:33
The 'Lamed Heh' Remembered

The 'Lamed Heh' Remembered

The nephew of the "Lamed Heh" says "the account with the people of Jaba and Tzurif is not settled." Hana Levi Julian, 20/01/2010 21:03