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.
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.
But that does not mean I'm sending [Air Force commander Ido] Nehushtan to Iran this very minute.
Ido Nehushtan when he steps down after four years in the post in April.
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.
Addressing an international conference on missile defense at the Fisher Institute, a think tank outside Tel Aviv, Israeli Air Force chief Major General Ido Nehushtan said Arrow III would take over four years to complete - "and that would depend on how much effort is made, and on the resources available.
On December 4, the Jerusalem Post quoted Israeli Air Force commander Major-General Ido Nehushtan as saying that the IAF was preparing "a wide range of options" for an operation against Iran.