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A Resilient Nation

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The irony of all this is that influential IDF generals and the Pentagon initially rejected the Iron Dome system, with senior military officials claiming it couldn’t possibly work. Without the insistence of Amir Peretz, a much-maligned former defense minister who lobbied hard for scientists and former IDF personnel to receive the funds to build the system, untold numbers of Israeli civilians could have been killed or maimed during the past week.

Where else but in Israel can one experience nissim geluyim (overt miracles) from Above?

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