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Israel Prepares For War With Largest Ever Military Drill

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By George Whitten, Jerusalem Bureau Chief

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (Worthy News) -- Israel says it will hold the largest military exercise in its history, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Jewish state may have to prepare for war with Iran and other rogue states.

Netanyahu declared dealing with Iran's threats "a top priority" of his administration within a week of taking office. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has triggered outrage in the West by saying that Israel should be "wiped off the map", although he denies Iran is a threat.

Israel's government disagrees. The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) confirmed that it will be preparing to hold "the largest exercise ever" in Israeli history to prepare the nation for the possibility of war breaking out.  The exercise is scheduled to take place in roughly two months, Worthy News learned.

The head of Israel's Department for Population at the Home Front Command, Col. Hilik Sofer, told Israeli daily Ha'aretz that "we need to train for a reality in which, during war, missiles can fall on any part of the country without warning."


The aim of the nationwide exercise "is to transform the population from a passive to an active one.  We want the citizens to understand that war can happen tomorrow morning," Sofer added.

The drills are expected to last an entire week and prepare the nation for a series of scenarios that include missile strikes with conventional and non-conventional warheads, fired by militant group Hezbollah, Syria or Hamas, military officials said.

The reaction time to prepare for impact of a rocket attack in Israel is roughly two minutes or less. The Home Front Command and IDF said they want drills to encourage people to prepare for the possibility of war.


Israel's military said however it is prepared for possible attack and said the Israeli Air Force "successfully" conducted the 17th test of its newly upgraded Arrow 2 missile system capable of intercepting Iranian missiles.

The newly tested system employed advanced radars, including the newly acquired X-Band radar deployed in the Negev Desert in 2008 by the United States, Worthy News established.

 The test was conducted in joint cooperation with the IAF, and the United States Missile Defense Agency, officials said.

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23 thoughts on “Israel Prepares For War With Largest Ever Military Drill

  1. This, along with the news that the terrible drought in Iran is drying up the Euphrates River, means that the Gog/Magog war will probably be happening soon.

    • Today Is The Day!

      "And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call." Joel 2:32


      "For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:"
      "And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God::"
      "Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me." Job 19:25-27

      Save Now!

      • Rev 16:12 Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up, so that the way of the kings from the east might be prepared.

  2. I shall not be silent when it comes to Israel,

    Our support of Israel cannot be overstated. If we FAIL to do all and everything possible to help protect and aid the land and the people chosen of God, we become possibly the most responsible for ushering in a holocaust like has never been known before upon this planet. We have an obligation before God, as a people who have been blessed BECAUSE we dedicated this land to God the Creator of heaven and earth, to keep our promises made to Him forever.

    God has made it clear that He will fight for His chosen remnant and if we do not do the same, then we are on the side of the enemy and our apathetic nation will suffer, and in fact has already begun to reap the harvest of what it has and is sowing. There are only two sides; either we stand with Israel or we are against her. In the past it has been clear where America stood, regarding Israel, but the picture has become blurred and hard to read as the leaders of this great and country discuss support only upon certain conditions. As we place conditions on God's Word, land and people, so will He place conditions on our words, our land and our people.

    Perhaps we have forgotten that it is the Church who has come out of the the chosen Jewish nation. Without them, we do not exist. We are the ones who have been grafted in. By the way, Yeshua/Jesus is Jewish and always will be. Together we will become the one new man in Him. He is forever God and forever man of pure Jewish descent.

    When we read about the millennium in Revelation and Zephaniah (just to name a couple), we realize just how Jewish our conquering and returning King of Kings and Lord of Lords is. God is the same yesterday, today and forever and whatever the cost here, it will be worth even more when we see Him face to face in His Glory.


    • Amen!

      "For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth." Isaiah 62:1

      Praying For Israel!

      "I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence, And give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth." Isaiah 62:6-7

      Rejoicing In The Love Of The Faithful God Of Abraham, Isaac And Jacob!

      "Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him. And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the LORD: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken." Isaiah 62:11-12


      Love, Joe

      • God bless you brother,

        Isaiah 62 is a blessing and reminds us of the great HOPE we have in the coming of Messiah Jesus. Truly He is closer than we can imagine.

        Through the devastating darkness and judgment of the cross of Jesus came the glory and light of His Salvation.

        God IS in control and He will accomplish His Word through His justice and His judgment, which is perfect and complete.

        PSALM 122.......Peace be within thee.

    • Anna - how I wish I had the same ability as you have with expressing yourself. I absolutely agree with you, word for word. Yes indeed, I do pray that the Lord God of Israel will bless and bring the people of Israel to a saving knowledge of their Messiah Yeshua and also my prayer is that thousands and thousands of others are this very day joining with us in prayer for Israel.



    • I don't totally disagree, Anna. However, I don't believe it is what we've been conditioned to refer to as Zionist "Israel" -- the political entity --to whom we'd better ally when the end approaches. Watch for the Tribe of Judah -- the true Jews -- to arise. Read Zechariah. I believe we have not seen the True Israel. We've only seen the "Israel" propped up by politicians and their lapdogs at this point. An example to the world, yes. A "successful 'democracy' in a world of hate", yes. A political ally to the gangsters in the District of Collectivism....er, Columbia -- certainly. "Israel", no. Samarami

    • I stand in agreement with you Anna, on everything you said. May God's precious name be praised! Doug, I stand in agreement with your prayer!

    • It would be great if something started a Yahoo group so that we could all talk together about this subject. Just an idea :).

  3. Praying!

    {{{the Jewish state may have to prepare for war with Iran and other rogue states}}}

    No Maybe About It!


    But There Is ONE

    "Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep." Psalms 121:4

    Who Stands With Israel

    "Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee." Isaiah 49:7

    And HE IS THE Force Of One

    "And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob." Isaiah 49:26

    Believe HIM

    "For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called." Isaiah 54:5


    "Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts." Jeremiah 15:16

    • I really sympathize with you Americans. Looking at current policies by the obama admin, usa is abandoning Israel,which spells doom for you. Let me tell you that when the dust settles,Israel is the only country that will remain standing in the middle east,with or without usa. America may hav enormous nuclears but not Jehovah on its side which means Obama shuld not divide Jerusalem it pisses God off,look where Ariel Sharon is for giving up gaza! America think for once with your head,not with your ego!

      • Moses,

        I just couldn't have said it better. You have nailed it down where it belongs and God will NOT be mocked, not even by America, who is now preparing to pay a heavy price for her idolatries and self worship.

        Baruch haba b'shem Adonai

  4. It is eternally true.

    Our LORD God says "that I will bless those that bless you (Isreal) and I will curse those that curse you and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed."

    Genisis 12:3

    Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! That her King would come and set up His everlasting kingdom and would not delay!

    God Bless & bring the people of Isreal to a saving knowledge of thier Messiah Yeshua.

  5. The word of God intended for us to know the signs of the season of his coming. Prophecy has been completed to the point of his return, We need to get the word out to the church or the body of Christ to reach the world time is short. This is the harvest season.

    Jesus! thank you for all you have done for us on this day April 10th 2009 You overcame all. Praise your holy name during this Reserection Celebration Weekend!!!!
    I Love you Lord!

  6. Let's wait and hear what the liberals who run this nation have to say about this. Our president is really starting to show just who he really is. It is about time for Isreal to start depending on God and not bow to the world, especially this country who is trying to tear Isreal apart one piece at a time, and giving money to the terrorist. I sure hope you don't think this money is going to help the people who really need it. Three cheers for Israel who has the right for war games just like the rest of the world.

  7. Amen & Amen, 'so be it' : It is so exciting to read the news in Revelation 16:15-21 "Look, I will come as unexpectedly as a thief! Blessed are all who are watching for me, who keep their clothing ready so they will not have to walk around naked and ashamed....v17..And a mighty shout came from the throne in the Temple saying 'IT IS FINISHED!' Then the thunder crashed and rolled .. lightning flashed ... A great earthquke struck ... The great city of Babylon split into three sections...the cities of many nations fel into heaps of rubble ... every island disapeared..all the mountains were levelled .. terrible hailstorm.. hailstones wieghing 75 pounds .. on the people below.. Our Lord is "The Lion of the Tribe of Judah" "Faithful and True" and "..Your judgments are true and just." Rev 16:7

  8. I can not believe the truly baseless musings of you religious wackos...If you ask me you guys are more dangerous than anything else...because of your belief in the fact that you alone hold the truth. It strikes me as funny that all these so called "prophesies" are always quoted after the fact. Additionally I have yet to find a SPECIFIC prophesy in ANY "holy" book, they are always very general (i.e.- There will be rumors of wars)...why not something like in 2013 there will be a war between country A and country B...now that would be truly a prophecy...nor generalized comments hat can be interpreted in a thousand ways!!!

    • Save your breath, these people don't care for the wrongdoings of Israel. In their eyes it can do no wrong and any criticism, no matter how justified, is anti-semitism.

      We can only hope that with a new president, the US's support for Israel will end.

  9. It's really amazing the theme's that are continued on 'every' source; like memes and manchurian candidate's bland quotes without thought. The president of Iran, no matter his politics, is misquoted to say 'israel' should be "blah blah..., off the face of the earth". Said quote is actually; he, quoting imam who in turn is explaining the seemingly incontravertible truth that 'zionism'(the racist thought of forceable removal of 'non-jews' from palestine(Holy Land)-should first be removed from the earth before lasting peace could be negotiated.
    This could only be dispassionately considered by Christians who know that We, and not so-called 'israel' are the chosen of God. To read Gal. 3 otherwise is ludicrous.
    Consider also that there are far more Christians living in far better peace and freedom in Iran, than behind the kosher kurtian. There also are far more Jews living in Iran that have the freedom from persecution to become Christians living there.

  10. Everybody sees the near return of Jesus Christ in the current events and the victory of Israel with God help.

    But what if a "crazy false prophet" is right with his YAHWEH’S ULTIMATE MESSAGE TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE" ?


    I, Yahweh, through the mouth of my Prophet, RAEL, your awaited Messiah, am sending you this ultimate message on this day of Passover 5769, particularly special being also Birchat HaChama, reminding you of our creation of life on Earth. The first Messages that RAEL transmitted to you were a reminder that the time had come for you to return to the land of IsRael. But in no way did this signify that you were to steal the Palestinian’s land and houses and massacre them. You were supposed to have been Zionists AND Palestinians. You were to have come back peacefully to this Holy Land, non-violently, and allow yourselves to be welcomed fraternally and with love by the people living there, who are genetically your brothers.
    By combining the wonderful resources that you acquired during centuries of Diaspora with the talent of the local populations, you could have created a wealthy and powerful state that could have been an example for the entire world. That was your Sacred Mission. Instead, you stole the lands, houses, and belongings of the Palestinian people, you forced them into mass exile, you forbade them from coming back to their homes, you forced them to live in concentration camps, where you recently bombarded them in a genocide that transformed the chosen People into a criminal people acting against humanity and which betrayed its mission where it should have been an example and Spiritual Guide for humanity.
    You created a state were racism and discrimination reign, you who suffered so much from this scourge for centuries and who know better than anyone how unbearable and despicable that was. Centuries of suffering and wandering and the ultimate sacrifice of the Shoah brought you feelings of compassion from the entire world, who were ready to help you find security in the Promised Land as announced. The Nations of the Earth would have supported you in the creation of a multiracial and multicultural Palestinian state that would have been an example for the entire world. Instead of that, you used violence to impose a racist and violent state that despises life and Rights of all non-jews and which has become no less than a cancer for Humanity, a state that you as the chosen People, had been mandated with guiding towards more love, non violence, tolerance and consciousness.

    You have totally betrayed your spiritual mission, the only one that justified your return to the land of IsRael. Because, to be Zionist without being spiritual and religious, is pure racism and is totally unacceptable. You only have the right and the duty to be Zionist and Palestinian.
    The monstrous and criminal state that you have created is condemned to disappear quickly and the Jews who will attempt to preserve it from the inside or out will forever be cursed and will lose their Jewishness, that is to say, they will exclude themselves from the chosen people. The State of IsRael has to disappear and be replaced by a Palestinian State where Jews and Palestinians can live in harmony, where the two peoples will mutually accept the Right of return of the Jews and the Palestinians of the two diasporas, in a sweeping effort of mutual forgiveness, which will be the most beautiful example of love and fraternity conceivable for all of Humanity.
    Only those Jews who, in the past and until this day, have struggled from the inside and outside of IsRael against this zionist racism, against the creation of the currently racist state of IsRael, retain their Right to Jewishness, that is to say, to remain worthy to be part of the chosen people. The others, I vomit them from my mouth. They are not even equal to the other non-chosen people. They are inferior to all living beings of the creation. They are not even at the level of animals. As such they don’t deserve to live in the Land of IsRael and they and their children for 7 generations are condemned to an eternal exile, to a permanent diaspora.
    Those who today, reading this Message, understand their mistakes and start to militate for a Palestinian zionism that is to say, a return to the Land of IsRael as a multiracial and multicultural state, where Muslims, Christians and Jews can live in harmony and with equal rights, those will have their crimes forgiven. You, Jews of the diaspora, who are sufficiently spiritual and religious to have had the consciousness not to have associated yourselves with the zionist crimes, I tell you it is time to prepare your return to the Land of IsRael once this land peacefully becomes a multicultural Palestinian State.
    Lastly, to speed up this process you all need to unite to prepare the construction of the Third Temple, Our Embassy and the glorious return of our beloved son, our last and ultimate messenger, the Messiah Rael, who will bring centuries of peace on Earth with our return. Every minute counts and remember that you cannot say we did not warn you. While some of our previous Messages sent by our Prophets of old gave you centuries to be accomplished, this one here only leaves you a few years, or even months. It is time once again to abandon the stiff neck and with humility become real chosen people once more, the people of love, truth and non-violence on the path that I, Yahweh, your Creator, have marked out for you. This path which leads to the Promised Land which is indeed an entire planet and not a piece of land delimited by borders.

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