The Coronavirus Pandemic Will Not Distract Israel’s Enemies from Seeking Its Destruction

March 30 2020

Examining the various effects that COVID-19 might have on the Jewish state’s security, Efraim Inbar expresses his concerns about the logistical and economic strains the disease will likely put on the IDF. Militaries, moreover, depend on soldiers acting in unison in ways that are difficult to do while adhering to the social-distancing measures that can counteract the spread of contagion. As for the argument that Israel’s foes suffer from the epidemic as well, and may be less prepared to counter it—Inbar is not reassured:

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More about: Bashar al-Assad, Coronavirus, IDF, Iran, Israeli Security

How Palestinian Authority Incitement Led to the Murder of an Israeli Jogger

Jan. 15 2021

On December 20, a Palestinian waited in a wooded area near a Jewish village in northern Israel in the hope of encountering a victim. Soon enough he spotted Esther Horgan walking home from an evening jog and killed her by beating her with a rock. He later told the police that he did the deed to avenge the death of Kamal Abu Wa’er, a terrorist in Israeli custody. Itamar Marcus explains:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Fatah, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror