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Counterintelligence and retaliation by the Hagana in pre-state Palestine

On the evening of October 12, 1939, Criminal Investigation Dept. (CID) Constable Baruch Weinfeld was struck on the head with a blackjack. A body was found nearby.

Short story: Vengeance

"vengeance isn’t for us mortals. Remember – “Vengeance is mine, says the Lord.”

Women of the Palmah: Hear their stories

The Palmah was the elite fighting unit of the Hagana, the underground army of the Jewish community in Israel during pre-state times.


Air Force cadets, including 3 women, to get their wings Thursday

Ceremony to be held on the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish Defense Organizations.

DR. RUTH Westheimer talks to an admirer in Jerusalem.

Dr. Ruth: Those who serve in IDF will have good sex for their entire lives

She claimed to have been quite talented and "an expert at throwing hand grenades" during her service in the Haganah.

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In memory of the El Al Captain who flew Adolf Eichmann to justice

As a pilot in the 1948 War of Independence, Wedeles also flew a battered Piper Cub into enemy fire, delivering arms to the notorious Nebi Samwil convoy.

Touching ceremony recalls 23 missing Hagana fighters

In a moving ceremony at the President’s Residence, Mordechai Naor and Boaz Dekel presented their new book, The Unknown Mission, to President Reuven Rivlin.

British soldiers enforcing a curfew in Tel Aviv during the 1940s (Haim Fein at the Emanuel Harussi P

Newly-discovered 1945 letter reveals how Tel Aviv survived a British siege

An anonymous letter, recently discovered in the National Library archives, offers a glimpse into a time of crisis when the residents of Tel Aviv were prisoners in their own homes.

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