Nehushtan


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Nehushtan

(nēhŭsh`tăn), in the Bible, brazen serpent made by Moses. It was eventually worshiped by the Israelites, and Hezekiah destroyed it.
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In later times the Nehushtan seems to have been used as an object of worship.
(19.) Barbara Opall-Rome, "Major General Ido Nehushtan, Commander, Israel Air and Space Force," Defense News, August 3, 2009, 30.
(14) The head of the IDF's planning directorate, then-Brigadier General Ido Nehushtan of the IAF, subsequently reported that the air attacks on Lebanon's port areas had been aimed expressly at eliminating the radar installations said to have supported Hezbollah's attack on Hanit.
"That does not mean that I will now order (air force chief) Ido (Nehushtan) to strike Iran", he added in the interview which will be published in full on Apr 25, on the eve of Israel's 64th anniversary as a state.
But that does not mean I'm sending [Air Force commander Ido] Nehushtan to Iran this very minute."
Ido Nehushtan, the son of members of the Irgun, who will give Netanyahu the necessary backing, promising the decision-makers that an air-strike on Iran will succeed.
The rod of Asclepius showed a winding snake and the Hebrew Nehushtan which Moses formed to protect the Israelites from snakebite in the desert, also shows a rod and a serpent.
Israeli Air Force Commander Maj-Gen Ido Nehushtan said he believed Tehran was trying to develop nuclear weapons and had repeatedly hinted it could strike Iran if diplomatic efforts to curb the nuclear programme failed.
Force Major General Ido Nehushtan, "We are in the middle of
Major general Ido Nehushtan, the Israeli air force commander, called an official inquiry and halted training in Israel's F-16 squadrons "until further notice" the military said in a statement.
Ido Nehushtan, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon and other Israeli officials continue to launch a barrage of threats against Lebanon's government.