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IDF Home Front chief heads to Haiti with reinforcements

OC Home Front Command Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan left Monday night to head a second IDF delegation to assist the ongoing relief efforts in Haiti, and will deliver staff reinforcements and additional medicine and equipment to the field hospital in Port-au-Prince. Jerusalem Post report.

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Israeli medical unit in Haiti: Where will orphans go?

Lone baby and young girl with broken leg among many injured being treated at IDF hospital. Staff: So many orphans arrive here but where will they go afterwards? Adults also find themselves homeless. Yedioth Ahronoth reports from Port-au-Prince.

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Praise for Israeli mission in Haiti: ‘Only ones operating’

Israeli field hospital earns accolades as only aid mission able to do complex surgery in devastated country. CNN reports other missions transfer patients to Israeli base. ABC reports on young woman giving birth there. Yediot Ahronot reports.

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Israeli rescuers to stay in Haiti for another month – Haaretz – Israel News

The Israeli rescue crew dispatched to Haiti will remain on the earthquake-stricken Caribbean island for at least another month to oversee a field hospital it set up after the disaster struck there last week, the Israel Defense Forces announced on Tuesday. More from Haaretz

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Sci-Tech Today | Pro-Palestinian Group Hacks Jewish Paper’s Site

Pro-Palestinian Group Hacks Jewish Paper’s Site
By Adam Dickter

January 18, 2010 2:51PM
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Pro-Palestinian hackers managed to deface the web site of The Jewish Chronicle in London, but didn’t make it into the newspaper’s file system. The cyberattack apparently protested Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip. The Chronicle said the attackers defaced a virtual file system that was cleared by rebooting. The attackers may be based in Turkey. more. . .