Israel Political Brief November 22, 2012: Israel warns of tougher operation if truce agreement violated

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Israel warns of tougher operation if truce agreement violated

Source: Xinhua, 11-22-12

An Israeli minister said Thursday that Hamas can expect an aggravated military response in the event that it or other militant groups in the Gaza Strip resume rocket attacks on Israel….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief November 22, 2012: IDF reservists released after Gaza operation: ‘We’ll be back’

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IDF reservists released after Gaza op: ‘We’ll be back’

 Source: YNet News, 11-22-12

הביתה. שמחה מהולה בתחושת החמצה (צילום: רועי עידן)

Soldiers recruited during Operation Pillar of Defense disappointed that IDF ‘didn’t get to finish the job’

The army began releasing on Thursday tens of thousands of reserve soldiers who were recruited under emergency orders during Operation Pillar of Defense.

Some of the soldiers were disappointed by the fact that the operation was cut short and they were not given the chance to “complete the mission,” as one soldier put it, while others said it is just a matter of time before they are called up again….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 22, 2012: Israeli Soldier dies of injuries from Gaza mortar

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Soldier dies of injuries from Gaza mortar

Source: JTA, 11-22-12

An Israeli soldier injured in a mortar attack on southern Israel has died….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 22, 2012:PM Benjamin Netanyahu Appoints PMO Director-General Locker to Head Team to Deal with Affected Communities and Residents

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PM Netanyahu Appoints PMO Director-General Locker to Head Team to Deal with Affected Communities and Residents

Source: PMO, 11-22-12

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, appointed Prime Minister’s Office Director-General Harel Locker to head the team that will deal with the communities that were damaged and the residents who were injured and to see to a quick return to normal life. The other members of the team are the director-generals of the Finance; Home Front Defense; Tourism; Social Welfare and Social Services; Agriculture; Negev and Galilee; and Industry, Trade and Labor ministries.

They will work in tandem with the ongoing work of the Prime Minister’s Office, National Security Council, and Home Front Defense Ministry in preparing the home front for security events of this kind.

Prime Minister Netanyahu said, “The resilience shown by Israeli citizens and the local authorities was an important component in achieving the goals of the operation. Residents’ needs must be seen to quickly and efficiently. I am aware of the distress and the needs, and we will deal with them. I am following the dealing with home front and I have directed all ministries to see to physical reconstruction, psychological rehabilitation and economic compensation quickly and without bureaucracy.”

Israel Political Brief November 22, 2012: Israeli military arrests 50 ‘terror operatives’ in West Bank

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Israeli military arrests 50 ‘terror operatives’ in West Bank

Source: JTA, 11-23-12

Israeli soldiers arrested more than 50 Palestinians in the West Bank in the hours after a cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza went into effect…..READ MORE

 

Israel Political Brief November 22, 2012: Rocket in Lebanon aimed at Israel difused

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Rocket in Lebanon aimed at Israel difused

Source: JTA, 11-23-12

The Lebanese Army defused a rocket located in southern Lebanon aimed at northern Israel, the third caught before launch this week….READ MORE

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