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Israel marks 20 years since operation 'Defensive Shield'

The wide-scale operation came on the footsteps of the 2nd Intifada, with dozens of terrorists rounded up and their infrastructure destroyed.

Israel marks 20 years since operation 'Defensive Shield'player

Herzog: Ariel Sharon made bold, controversial choices

Israel's president lauds late Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his wife Lily at memorial in southern Israel.

Herzog: Ariel Sharon made bold, controversial choices

Dolphinarium Plus 20 : They must lose

Islamists don't care a whit about human life lost. They only care that Jews not live in the Land of Israel. Therein lies the answer. Op-ed.

Dolphinarium Plus 20 : They must lose

Gilad Sharon: Make the Likud great again

Former PM Ariel Sharon's son intends to run for a place on Likud party list.

Gilad Sharon: Make the Likud great again

Son of 'Disengagement' Prime Minister Ariel Sharon: No more evacuations

Gilad Sharon, son of former PM Ariel Sharon, says Disengagement allowed Israel to take action in Gaza it could not have done otherwise

Son of 'Disengagement' PM: No more evacuationsplayer

Sharon's son: My father did not intend to withdraw from Judea and Samaria

Gilad Sharon, son of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, rejects report which said his father planned a withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.

'My father did not intend to withdraw from Judea and Samaria'

'Sharon clearly planned another Judea and Samaria withdrawal'

Dennis Ross confirms that after disengagement, late Prime Minister, along with Tzipi Livni, pushed security and legal framework for move.

'Sharon clearly planned another Judea and Samaria withdrawal'

'Everyone acknowledged strength of Sharon's leadership'

President and Mrs. Rivlin participate in memorial ceremony for former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his wife Lily.

'Everyone acknowledged strength of Sharon's leadership'

Gilad Sharon's bid to run in Likud primaries rejected again

Court rejects an appeal by Ariel Sharon's son Gilad to allow him to run in the Likud primaries. Sharon says ban is motivated by revenge.

Gilad Sharon's bid to run in Likud primaries rejected again

Likud bans Ariel Sharon's son from contending in primaries

Likud panel cites laxly-enforced party regulations to rule that architect of Gaza disengagement cannot contend in the upcoming primaries.

Likud bans Ariel Sharon's son from contending in primaries

MSNBC host ripped lavish bat mitzvahs, settlements, Ariel Sharon

Joy Reid claims Israel imported Jewish 'militants from Brooklyn', blasts settlement movement, former PM Ariel Sharon.

MSNBC host ripped lavish bat mitzvahs, settlements, Ariel Sharon

Ariel Sharon's son comes out in support of Netanyahu

Despite historic rivalry, Gilad Sharon says Netanyahu best person to lead Israel.

Ariel Sharon's son comes out in support of Netanyahu

Ariel Sharon's son: No regrets for Gaza disengagement

Despite role in Israel's decision to expel 9,000 Jews from their homes in Gaza, Gilad Sharon has no regrets.

Ariel Sharon's son: No regrets for Gaza disengagement

State secrets revealed: Bush agreed to settlement construction

Did Ariel Sharon hide Bush's approval for building throughout Judea and Samaria from Israeli public?

State secrets revealed: Bush agreed to settlement construction

'Gilad pushed his father to expel Gaza Jews'

Historian Arye Yitzhaki, among those expelled from Gush Katif, calls on the Likud party not to trust Gilad Sharon, son of former PM.

'Gilad Sharon pushed his father to expel Gaza Jews'

MKs opposed to disengagement were denied airtime

Former Army Radio commander says that leading up to Gaza evacuation, the plan's opposers were deliberately denied airtime on 'Kol Yisrael'.

MKs opposed to the disengagement were denied airtime

'We fought Sharon, if need be we can fight Bibi'

Likud minister visits Amona protest tent, promises to fight for embattled town. 'We made a mistake in Gush Katif, we cannot repeat it.'

'We fought Sharon, if need be we can fight Netanyahu'

Feiglin: Donald Trump is dangerous for Israel

Ex-Likud MK and Zehut chief blasts Israeli supporters of Trump, calls GOP frontrunner "bulldozer without a driver", compares him to Sharon.

Moshe Feiglin: Donald Trump is dangerous for Israel

Netanyahu rails against Gaza disengagement

During memorial service two years after Ariel Sharon's death, Netanyahu took to the plenum to condemn 2005 Gaza Disengagement.

Netanyahu rails against Gaza disengagement at Sharon memorial

Sharon Accused of Insubordination, Documents Show

42 years after it ended, more information has emerged on the tensions that dogged the IDF during the Yom Kippur War.

Ariel Sharon Accused of Insubordination During Yom Kippur War

Rabbi Lau: Sharon 'Feared Civil War'

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau revealed Tuesday that he had met with then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon a month before the Disengagement.

Rabbi Lau: Sharon 'Feared Civil War' Before Disengagement

Gilad Sharon: 'Disengagement Was a Success'

Ariel Sharon's expulsion of Gaza's Jews was 'unfortunate, but it was necessary,' according to his son, Gilad Sharon.

Gilad Sharon: 'Disengagement Was a Success'

Former Kadima MK Hasson May Join Labor-Hatnua

Yoel Hasson, a former Kadima MK, who has followed steadily behind Livni since Likud, may become #16 on Labor-Hatnua's Knesset list.

Former Kadima MK Hasson May Join Labor-Hatnua

Spanish Univ. Dismantles Anti-Israel Exhibit

After Jewish community complains, Spanish university dismantles exhibit featuring misquotes attributed to Ariel Sharon.

Spanish University Dismantles Anti-Israel Exhibit

Tensions Rise Ahead of Hearing on Likud Primaries

Standoff expected between Prime Minister and MK Danny Danon, amid rumors that Netanyahu is trying to win allegiances.

Battle Over Likud Primaries: Who Will Win, Danon or Bibi?

Hospital Moves to Evict Adelle Biton

Adva Biton pleas for compassion Wednesday, after hospital tries to release three-year-old Adelle without enough time for family to prepare.

Mother Pleas with Hospital Over Attempt to Evict Injured Toddler

Legendary Unit 101 Commander Passes Away

Meir Har-Tzion, first commander of special forces unit from foundation of state, passes at age 80.

Legendary Unit 101 Commander Passes Away

Danon: Netanyahu Behaving Like Sharon

Deputy Defense Minister says Kerry's framework "is trying to turn us into Meretz. That's not going to happen."

Danon: Netanyahu's Behavior Reminiscent of Sharon's

Caught on Tape: Even Netanyahu Opposed Netanyahu

1999 recording of Netanyahu interview reveals PM called idea of Jews living under PA 'absurd,' and 'another way of eliminating them.'

Caught on Tape: Even Netanyahu Opposed Netanyahu

Poll: Netanyahu Breakaway from Likud is Viable

Scenario poll shows if Bibi broke off from Likud and opted for elections on a 'peace' deal platform, his new party would be the largest.

Poll: Netanyahu 'Kadima'-Type Breakaway from Likud is Viable

Struk Not Sorry for Comments on Sharon

Jewish Home MK Orit Struk unapologetic for criticism of Ariel Sharon’s legacy. 'He would have brought a disaster upon us.'

Struk Not Sorry for Calling Sharon 'Israel's Greatest Destroyer'

'I Told Sharon, My Grandkids Will Build Samaria'

Activist Moshe Zar, who served under Ariel Sharon in IDF, relates his intimate understanding of the builder-turned-destroyer.

'I Told Sharon, My Grandchildren Will Build Samaria'

Dayan: They Don't Like Struk Because They Fear Her

Those who attacked MK Struk did so not because of what she said about Sharon, but because they fear her, says ex-Yesha Council head .

Dani Dayan: They Don't Like Struk Because They Fear Her

IDF Legend: Ya'alon Is Right, This is Absurd

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Amatzia Chen praises Ya'alon's criticism of Kerry's peace plan, calls the talks 'theater of the absurd.'

IDF Legend: Ya'alon Is Right, This is Absurd

Arab MKs Join PA Celebration of Sharon's Death

Outpouring of abuse against Sharon by PA TV, Fatah, Arab Knesset parties.

Arab MKs Join Palestinian Celebration of Sharon's Death

Sharon to be Commemorated in Belarus

Limmud FSU conference in Belarus to feature a special event in memory of Sharon whose parents were born in Belarus.

Sharon to be Commemorated in Belarus

MK Kalfa: We Cannot Forget What Sharon Did to Us

Zevulun Kalfa, thrown out of his home in Gush Katif, remembers well the harrowing and difficult experience he and his family went through.

MK Kalfa: We Cannot Forget What Sharon Did to Us

'Jonathan Wanted So Much to Say Goodbye to Sharon'

Esther Pollard and Nadia Cohen - both wives of Israeli spies - describe the connection former Prime Minister Sharon had with their families.

'Jonathan Wanted So Much to Say Goodbye to Sharon'

First Tree Planted in Ariel Sharon's Memory

JNF, WZO dedicate oak tree planting to Sharon, in annual tree-planting ceremony in the Golan Heights.

First Tree Planted in Ariel Sharon's Memory in the Golan Heights

Gilad Sharon: Don't Forget the Good My Father Did

Ariel Sharon's two sons, Omri and Gilad, eulogize their father on Monday as the late Prime Minister was buried near his Negev home.

Gilad Sharon: Don't Forget the Good My Father Did