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Do we deserve our IDF soldiers?

Before we call them up for further combat service, we must act to restore Israelis’ trust in the state’s leadership.
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A More Accurate Accounting of the War in Gaza

We must ask ourselves why it is that so many around the world prefer the fabrications of Hamas to the facts to be found on the ground.
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Israel does not have a culture of accountability

Five months into this war, how are high-ranking officers still safe in their jobs while shamelessly reprimanding those below them?
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Change needs to come to Israel’s post October 7 state

Practically, what Netanyahu wants to do is also keep the public focused on the SIM cards and distract people from what really led to October 7.
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This is how the hostages’ plight has been politicized

How is it conceivable that the lives of these individuals have become an issue over which there is no consensus and no outcry? How is there more than one side to the “hostage question”?
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Israel at War – All Episodes

As Israel faces a critical juncture and goes to war, The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) will provide a daily balanced, in-depth and inside analysis, sponsored by JFNA and the Jewish Agency.
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The War in Gaza May End Soon, but Not the Fighting

The war, forced on Israel by the brutal Hamas massacre of more than 1,200 people, changes the way that the Jewish state will conduct security going forward.
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When the war in Gaza stops, the political war in Israel will begin

Israel is heading into a complicated period that will test this country in new ways. A ceasefire might end the high-intensity offensive in Gaza, but for some, the real battle is just beginning.
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Opinion: Netanyahu is not Sinwar but must go home

If Netanyahu announces a retirement date shortly, his words and military decisions will no longer be perceived as so political.
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Israel cannot afford to stop the war in Gaza

Israel’s national security is based on deterrence, advance warning, and decisive victory. On October 7, the warning system failed. If we stop the war now, it would mean giving up on decisive victory.
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