INTO THE FRAY: The deadly detriments of a doctrine of defense

Israel continually backs away from conflicts that it can win and by doing so, backs itself into a conflict that it cannot win or win only at ruinous cost. Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/18/2019, 9:13 AM

Hamas: We're entering second phase of 'ceasefire'

Hamas claims transfer of Qatari money initiated second stage of ceasefire - despite increase in incendiary balloons.Nitzan Kedar, 6/17/2019, 2:50 PM

Marshmallow leadership?

Where is the governmental response to the various fires burning up the country? Tzvi Fishman, 6/12/2019, 8:43 PM

Incendiary balloons spark fire in Kissufim forest

Incendiary balloons spark several fires in Kissufim Forest. Firefighters, Nature & Parks Authority, KKL, and IDF, working to control flames.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 2:54 PM

The chicken, the egg and the Arab-Israel conflict

In this situation, there's no mistaking which came first. Gerald A. Honigman, 6/4/2019, 7:02 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Cracks in the Dome?

The huge investments made in defensive systems are slowly emerging as an exorbitant and costly failure—or at best a very partial and temporary success. The time has come to rethink Israel’s strategic paradigm. Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/23/2019, 8:30 PM

Firebomb launched from Gaza lands in IDF base

Explosive device found in IDF base was one of 30 sent into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 11:31 PM

Hamas: Israel will evacuate Tel Aviv in next war

Hamas leader claims terror organization 'sword and shield' of 'Palestinian nation,' promises to attack Tel Aviv in next war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2019, 8:38 PM

The Gaza imbroglio

For every reason given to eliminate the Hamas-run government in Gaza, there is a reason that shows it is not such a good idea.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 3/28/2019, 5:56 PM

Israel strikes Gaza terror cells

IDF hits terror cells launching explosive balloons into Israel.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2019, 8:58 PM

Escalation in Israel's south

IDF strikes on military targets in Gaza after grenade round lands in Israeli town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2019, 6:52 PM

Balloons explode in Gaza-area communities

Two explosive-laden balloons sent into Israel by Gazan terrorists explode in Jewish border town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 7:20 PM

The Palestinian pioneering spirit

New inventions in the last year include flaming kites and bomb balloons to burn and destroy the land they falsely claim to be theirs. Barry Shaw, 12/20/2018, 11:30 AM

In embracing Hamas, the UN has sold its soul to the devil

The United Nations weaponizes Hamas as Trump, EU and Israel reel. David Singer, 12/11/2018, 10:01 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Defending Israel—Civilian casualties and common sense

Jewish victory over the adversarial Arab collective must be Israel’s overriding moral and operational concern. Facilitating its achievement should be the overriding challenge for Israel’s legal establishment.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/23/2018, 2:50 PM

Suspicious balloon lands in Jerusalem

In first, incendiary balloon lands in central Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 10:37 AM

KKL ramps up funding for torched Gaza region

KKL board approves NIS 66 million assistance plan to Gaza border region that has been devastated by flaming kites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2018, 1:50 PM

Gaza 'kite terror' sparks large fire in southern Israel

Firefighters, security officials, and farmers work to prevent balloon-ignited fire from spreading to greenhouses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 9:18 PM

Hamas entices preschoolers to play with incendiary balloons

New report says terrorists are attaching lights, toys, to incendiary balloons in attempts to lure preschoolers into playing with them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 9:03 AM

IDF attacks Gaza terrorist cell

IDF aircraft attack terrorist cell that fired incendiary balloons from northern Gaza into Israeli territory.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/23/2018, 10:22 PM

Two explosive-laden balloons land in southern Israel

Police called to the scene after explosive-laden balloons land in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2018, 8:26 PM

Balloon with grenade brought down

Police discover balloon launched from Gaza with hand grenade attached, bring explosive down without detonation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 7:00 PM

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Police sappers neutralize incendiary balloons found in children's playground in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 12:39 PM

IDF strikes terrorists launching balloon bombs from Gaza

2 terrorists reported injured after IDF aircraft retaliates for launching of incendiary devices attached to balloons at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2018, 12:02 PM

Gaza-area farmers sue Hamas in International Court

Jewish farmers fly to The Hague to sue Hamas for harming civilians and civilian agriculture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 10:16 AM

'Netanyahu is weak against Hamas'

Parents of soldier held by Hamas slam PM after decision to reopen Erez crossing despite arson terror from Gaza.Hezki Baruch, 8/27/2018, 4:17 PM

Jewish Agency to aid businesses affected by kite terror

Jewish Agency for Israel to grant loans to businesses affected by arson attacks and rocket fire originating in the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 2:53 PM

Gaza area residents protest in Tel Aviv

Residents of communities near Gaza border demonstrate at Rabin Square against the current security situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 5:17 AM

Report: Hamas to stop arson terror

Hamas official says discussion of return of soldiers' bodies only to take place two months after ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2018, 1:46 PM

Greenblatt: Israelis, Arabs once fought fires together

US special envoy recalls how PA firefighters helped battle blazes in Israel in 2010 and 2016 while blasting Hamas for arson terror in south.Gary Willig, 8/10/2018, 7:23 AM

'Incendiary kites will not frighten us'

Owner of Tura Winery in Samaria discusses incident in which incendiary kites were sent toward the winery.Shimon Cohen, 8/8/2018, 4:42 AM

Kite arson damage to be presented to the UN

Ambassador Danny Danon launches exhibition at UN headquarters detailing damage caused by Hamas arson attacks on the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2018, 7:11 PM

From Petah Tikva to the burning south, with love

Petah Tikva residents help plant communal garden in Negev community under attack by arson kites and balloons from Gaza terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2018, 9:54 AM

'The Israeli people are tough and determined'

American firefighter speaks about volunteering in southern Israel to help put out fires caused by incendiary kites and balloons.Yoni Kempinski, 8/2/2018, 4:43 AM

Liberman bans fuel shipments to Gaza

Defense Minister bans entry of gas and fuel into Gaza as long as arson terrorism against the south continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 10:37 PM

US Ambassador meets US firefighters in Sderot

Ambassador David Friedman meets Israeli and US firefighters who are fighting arson fires in the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 3:50 PM

10 fires caused by incendiary kites, balloons Tuesday

Security and firefighting forces extinguish 5 fires caused by terrorists from the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 5:35 PM

'The purpose of the Nationality Law is not to create equality'

Shuli Moalem-Refaeli says Israel already has Basic Laws guaranteeing equality, Nationality Law deals with different issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 6:33 PM

Donkeys and falcons and qassams et al

The documented use of animals by Arabs to commit atrocities against others is an eye opener. Gerald A. Honigman, 7/24/2018, 12:46 PM

Border crossing with Gaza to partially reopen

Defense Minister Liberman says crossing will return to full activity when no more incendiary kites and balloons are launched.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 11:24 AM

Netanyahu's message to parents around the world

PM Netanyahu tells parents around the world about terrorist attack on preschool as the children were playing. 'Hug your children.'Gary Willig, 7/23/2018, 10:32 PM

Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 6:02 PM

'Kill every Hamas leader we can hit'

Deputy Min. ex-ambassador Michael Oren says present situation with Gaza 'untenable, insufferable', says Israel must go after Hamas leaders.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2018, 2:01 PM

'The clock is ticking and not necessarily in our favor"

Former commander of IDF’s Gaza Division says Hamas is controlling the situation and Israel must decide how to act.Elad Benari, 7/18/2018, 5:44 AM

Greenblatt: Hamas is hurting everyone

Trump envoy criticizes Hamas for carrying out attacks against Israel while failing to invest resources in Gazans.Elad Benari, 7/18/2018, 2:06 AM

Firebomb strikes kindergarten

Firebomb launched from Gaza strikes kindergarten while children are in class. Miraculously no one was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 4:17 PM

Increasing the pressure on Hamas in Kerem Shalom

Transfer of fuel and gas to Gaza to be stopped until next week due to continued kite and balloon terrorism.Elad Benari, 7/16/2018, 11:30 PM

Bird sent with flammable substance over Gaza border

Falcon found near Negev river with explosive material attached to its leg.Gary Willig, 7/16/2018, 7:14 PM

Cabinet: Retaliate for every terror kite launched from Gaza

Security Cabinet instructs defense establishment to respond to every incendiary kite and balloon after terrorists launch 100 rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 8:11 PM

EU demands Israel reopen crossing to Gaza

EU criticizes Israel for closing Kerem Shalom crossing to Gaza, which was closed due to the continued arson terror.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/14/2018, 12:29 AM

Report: Hamas planning drone attacks deep in Israeli territory

Hamas terror group planning to step up arson attacks on Israel, replace balloons and kites carrying incendiary devices with armed drones.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2018, 8:00 AM

Ya'alon: Stop being complacent

Former Defense Minister says Hamas should have paid a price for the kite terrorism a long time ago.Elad Benari, 7/13/2018, 4:46 AM

'The state abandoned us'

Head of the Sderot Student Council calls on the government to respond to the ongoing kite terrorism in the south.Elad Benari, 7/13/2018, 3:06 AM

Israel to UN: Why no condemnation of Hamas attacks?

Israeli ambassador to UN calls on Dep. Secretary-General of UN to formally condemn Hamas for arson attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 10:45 PM

IDF fires on balloon arsonists, captures infiltrator

Infiltrator caught with explosives attempting to attack IDF troops as aircraft fires at terrorists launching arson balloons.Gary Willig, 7/11/2018, 6:24 PM

'To be prepared for arson, fires, and earthquakes'

Israeli fire chief speaks about combating terror arson in the south and Judea and Samaria, preparations for major earthquake.Refael Levi, 7/11/2018, 6:00 PM

ANALYSIS: Finding a way out of the Palestinian Arab quagmire

Will cutting funds to PA empower Hamas, or force the PA to cut terror spending? Will rehabilitating Gaza improve the security situation?Yochanan Visser, 7/6/2018, 12:34 PM