News and updates about War

Iran declared war on America 45 years ago

Does American realize that if Israel does not eliminate the existential threats from Iran and Hamas quickly, more Bin Laden's (G-d forbid) will be created? Op-ed.

Iran declared war on America 45 years ago

All the king’s horses...

America did not make Israel. It did not fight for Israel and it will not save Israel. America claims to help Israel with military and financial aid, but this help comes with conditions that do not serve Israel’s interests. What should we do?

All the king’s horses...

How to lose a war

A nation can lose when it halts the battle when it has momentum and then informs its enemy where it is next attacking, so the enemy can regroup, rebuild, replenish, and re-strategize. And red below to see what defeat looks like. Opinion.

How to lose a war

Future wars

Military academies such as West Point are watching Gaza very carefully, learning lessons for future wars. Op-ed.

Future wars

The tribe of Levi – public servants

The Levites served in policing roles against criminals and deserting soldiers, and when necessary, they also joined the most elite combat units in the war itself.

The tribe of Levi – public servants

Hope and Joy in times of war

The most reasonable solution for Gaza is encouraging the emigration of the residents. There is room for joy during this time, as long as we continue to remember our heroic soldiers, the fallen and kidnapped.

Hope and Joy in times of war

Old fashioned, Jewish Zionist nationalism will win

We are in for the long haul and there are no quick victories to be had. Opinon.

Old fashioned, Jewish Zionist nationalism will win

For Rabbi Druckman's first yahrzeit: His words on Israel's wars

The revenge of Israel and the revenge of Hashem are one. An enemy who rises up against Israel is rising up against Hashem.

For Rabbi Druckman's first yahrzeit: His words on Israel's wars

When I falter

Is it indeed three in the morning? Perhaps I am no longer here, but have drifted off into the darkness which surrounds us...

When I falter

Vayishlach: Winning a war may be necessary, but it bears a price

The Chief Rabbi writes that there are no unscathed winners in a war, but that sometimes they must be fought.

Vayishlach: Winning a war may be necessary, but it bears a price

Parashat Vayishlach: Israel’s first war

Read the Maharal on Shimon and Levi: They understoodl that if this outrage was unpunished, then no Hebrew would ever be safe again

Parashat Vayishlach: Israel’s first war

Ten Rules on how to fight a war, for Israelis only

Remember: There are no innocent Gazans and only Israel is put to the test for collateral damage. Op-ed.

Ten Rules on how to fight a war, for Israelis only

Why? Why? Why?

Rambam: If a great tribulation comes upon the nation, trumpets must be blasted and people must examine their ill deeds A call for teshuva.

Why? Why? Why?

Minister suspended from govt. meetings over 'atom bomb' comment

Heritage Minister Amichai Eliyahu indefinitely suspended from Cabinet meetings after saying dropping a nuclear bomb on Gaza a 'possiblity.'

Minister suspended from govt. meetings over 'atom bomb' comment

Eradicating Impurities from Eretz Yisrael

Am Yisrael is poised to eradicate the tuma (impurities) from Eretz Yisrael.

Eradicating Impurities from Eretz Yisrael

Amidst all the horrors, here are eight moments of grace

Amidst the horrors we have moments of grace where the happier face of Israel lifts our spirits as we fight for our survival in our land.

Amidst all the horrors, here are eight moments of grace

Hungarian Jews stand with Israel

Watch Jewish solidarity from the land where large numbers of Jews were murdered by the Nazis.

Hungarian Jews stand with Israel

The Simchat Torah War

Despite the temptation to indulge in depression now and obsessively watch the news – use your good judgment and keep to routine.

The Simchat Torah War

Ki Teitzei: Waging war

Israel's first Chief Rabbi: Why does Jewish law include such concepts as compulsory and optional wars?

Ki Teitzei: Waging war

Eretz Yisrael in Parashat Behaalotcha: Initiative in battle

Why in Parashat Behaalotcha, trumpets are blown in war, while in Parashat Ki Teitzei victory is not dependent upon blowing the trumpets?

Eretz Yisrael in Parashat Behaalotcha: Initiative in battle

Op-Ed:

Israel should prepare for war and politicians need to take heed

A wake-up call from the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Op-ed.

Israel should prepare for war and politicians need to take heed

Thirsty for rebirth

“Return to who you are, return to what you are, return to where you were born and reborn again”

Thirsty for rebirth

The Wars of Gad

There are five different ward of Gad. Which one did Yaakov refer to?.

The Wars of Gad

Vayetze: Appeasement vs. Confrontation

Jacob has a dual mode of action. In the galut, the Jewish people made use of one, but in their own land, they can choose the other.

Vayetze: Appeasement vs. Confrontation

Gog and Magog

Is that the war we are witnessing in our time?

Gog and Magog

The trumpets' call for Jewish unity

The greatest demonstration of Jewish unity is when every Jew, no matter where he is, feels the pain and suffering of less fortunate Jews.

The trumpets' call for Jewish unity

"Tevel” – the Land of Israel is affected by everything

Young Israeli Torah scholars: Rabbi Kook z”tl writes that wars raging anywhere in the world influence Am Yisrael.

"Tevel” – the Land of Israel is affected by everything

Assad's surprise visit marks warming ties between UAE and Syria

US ‘profoundly disappointed’ after United Arab Emirates hosts Syria’s Assad.

Assad's surprise visit marks warming ties between UAE and Syria

What you need to know

How war can affect student education

Even when a war ends, this does not mean that its effects on student education are going away too. Students will go through difficult times.

How war can affect student education

Gone to flowers

Mankind has a great ability to unite Against.  Would we could use this strength of unity to unite For.

Gone to flowers

Wars and weapons

Some wars have to be regarded as morally permitted. All wars have to be a last resort.

Wars and weapons

Shoftim: How Jews went to war

The Torah exempts three categories of men from going out to a voluntary war. And it explains why.

Shoftim: How Jews went to war

Remembering G-d in times of trouble and in times of rejoicing

Young students in Religious Zionist yeshivas: The symbol of Jewish unity is when every Jew, everywhere, feels the pain of suffering Jews

Remembering G-d in times of trouble and in times of rejoicing

Rockets and riots: Ways to cope‏

Here is war. Over our heads. On our phones. In our streets. Felt in our bodies. On our minds. Our reaction can be under our control. Op-ed

Rockets and riots: Ways to cope‏

Analysis of Current War

Full Background Analysis of the Current War

Analyst Mark Langfan provides important background for understanding the conflict currently taking place in Israel.

Full Background Analysis of the Current War

Time to win America's Multifront War

Democracies are fighting 8 forms of warfare: kinetic, biological, drug trafficking, cultural, economic, legal, demographic, and cyber.Op-ed.

Time to win America's Multifront War

We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves

Facts matter. So let’s stop pretending, And language matters no less. Opinion.

We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves

How to prepare for a surprise war with Iran

Why does the Israeli public not seem as panicked as it should be by the possibility of war?

How to prepare for a surprise war with Iran

Watch: Is Israel going to war? What will it look like?

Iran continues to be the major threat to the security of the State of Israel. Will it end in war?

Watch: Is Israel going to war? What will it look like?

Zarif hints military strike on Iran may lead to 'all-out war'

In event of US or Saudi military strikes, Saudi Arabia would have to fight 'to last American soldier.'

Zarif hints military strike on Iran may lead to 'all-out war'

Reporting from the most dangerous places on Earth

Itai Anghel covered the Civil War in Syria and the war against ISIS . While most wars drive people away, it seems that war draws him in.

Reporting from the most dangerous places on Earth

Trump gives Iran an ultimatum

US Pres. Trump promises to retaliate for downed drone if Iran doesn't initiate talks. Iran: Khamenei opposes talks with US.

Trump gives Iran an ultimatum

US-Iran tensions in Iraq

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad raises concern attack could provoke shooting war with Iran.

US-Iran tensions in Iraq

Trump: I don't want war with Iran

US President Trump talks about confronting the threat from Iran.

Trump: I don't want war with Iran

Iranian FM: Risk of war with Israel is great

Zarif tells Europeans "the risk will be even greater if you continue to turn a blind eye to severe violations of international law."

Iranian FM: Risk of war with Israel is great

The tragic story of human history

The tragic story of human history

The IDF revamps the Medical Corps

New drones, space-age technology and improved logistics: A peek into the revolution sweeping the IDF's Medical Corps.

The IDF revamps the Medical Corps

Knesset rescinds law allowing PM, DM to declare war

Law allowing prime minster and defense minister to declare war without rest of Cabinet rescinded.

Knesset rescinds law allowing PM, DM to declare war

INTO THE FRAY: Israel Victory Initiative - Quo vadis?

INTO THE FRAY: Israel Victory Initiative - Quo vadis?

Made in Turkey:

Is Turkey waging an economic war against Israel?

Kulanu MK warns against cheap Turkish products flooding the Israeli market, threatening factories - and even entire industries.

Is Turkey waging an economic war against Israel?

Power to declare war goes back to the Cabinet

Cabinet approves proposal to return authority to declare war to the Cabinet.

Power to declare war goes back to the Cabinet

Sweden prepares for war - but against whom?

Sweden distributes ‘Be Prepared for War’ leaflet to 4.8 million homes; Russians? Jihad?

Sweden prepares for war - but against whom?

Report: Israel preparing for war with Iran

Senior US officials say strikes against Iranian targets in Syria show both sides on path to large-scale military confrontation.

Report: Israel preparing for war with Iran

'We have red lines; We don't want war'

Deputy Defense Minister: 'We've made clear to Russians and US we won't agree for Iran to approach border and threaten Israel.'

'We have red lines; We don't want war'

Syria: If war breaks out, Israel will lose the most

Assad adviser says Russia, Iran, Hezbollah working with Syria to prepare for war. Syrian MP says he 'doesn't believe' Trump will attack.

Syria: If war breaks out, Israel will lose the most

Official: Escalation may lead to another round of fighting

Security official tells Arutz Sheva: The recent Gaza developments may be part of Hamas' plan to start another round of fighting by May 14.

Official: Escalation may lead to another round of fighting

'War may develop in Israel's north'

Major-General Eyal Ben-Reuven warns that Israel's north is not prepared for potential and probable war.

'War may develop in Israel's north'

How the IDF is preparing for the next war

'Chances of war in 2018 are growing,' senior IDF officer says. 'Eliminating Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah will be a deciding factor.'

How the IDF is preparing for the next war

'Impressive endurance':

Paratroopers prepared and ready for next war

After arduous 'War Week' including hours of live-fire exercises in built-up and open areas, paratroopers to receive prestigious Red Beret.

Paratroopers prepared and ready for next war

'It's heroic to live on after being injured in a war'

Film chronicling 3 wounded Israeli soldiers helps high school students connect on Yom Hazikaron.

'It's heroic to live on after being injured in a war'