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A house is taken care of by the Fire Department after being hit by rocket fire coming from Gaza.
Israel Gaza border resident to UN: Peace will come when Hamas stops terror

“It’s only a fence that divides us, really,” she said. “The only solution is for us to live together.”

Disabled IDF veterans with their newly donated scooters
IDF: 57,277 veterans recognized as disabled, 5,000 suffer from PTSD

The Defense Ministry has published data to mark the 5th annual Day of Appreciation for wounded veterans.

Leah Goldin, mother of Hadar, speaks at a press conference, August 5, 2018
Leah Goldin to UNHRC: What if this was your son?

Leah Goldin whose son's remains have been in Hamas' possession since 2014, spoke to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on September 23.

Yoram Toledano on the left and Shlomi Elkabetz on the right in the new HBO series "Our Boys"
HBO’s Our Boys is an intricate tale of conflict and loss

Our Boys tells the story of a death foretold as an act of revenge for the kidnapping and murders of three Jewish teenagers.

Training under fire: IDF drills battlefield evacuations

IDF medical officers drill evacuating injured troops from the battlefield to hospital

Cartoons and sketches by Hadar Goldin at the “Smile with Hadar” exhibit
Five years later, the fight for Hadar Goldin's body lives on

Tel Aviv art exhibit opens with the late Hadar Goldin’s cartoons and sketches

Leah Goldin, mother of missing soldier Hadar Goldin, at a Jerusalem press confrence July 5, 2018
Leah Goldin: Tell me what the government is doing to bring our boys home

"They've been telling me what they won't do for five years, but they don't tell me what they are doing."

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Leah Goldin, the mother of slain IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin
Leah Goldin leaves Netanyahu meeting in tears

"Even after this meeting, it's not clear to us why Netanyahu doesn't make the return of the boys a condition in all the talks for rehabilitating and upgrading Gaza that are happening every day.”

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Security and Defense: Five years later, another Gaza war on the horizon

The last round of violence between Israel and Hamas saw five Israeli civilians and more than 20 Palestinians killed. And it wasn’t even war.

Goldin Shaul soldiers
For two mothers, five years later the war is still not over

“The war is not over until the two boys are returned,” Leah told The Jerusalem Post. She has accepted the army’s assessment that her son died, but wants to see his body returned.

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