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IDF Joins Jerusalem Authorities to Combat Terrorism

February 5, 2018

In a move meant to stem the tide of Palestinian terrorists crossing illegally into Israel, especially in areas of Jerusalem where the Israel Defense Force (IDF) lacks a presence, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot approved a plan to increase cooperation between local security officials and the IDF. The move is meant to improve … […]

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Israeli Prime Minister’s Son Avner Netanyahu Completes Army Service

December 4, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s younger son Avner Netanyahu finished his mandatory Israel Defense Force (IDF) service last week. Avner served in the Combat Intelligence Collection Corps. “We are proud of you and love you and we share the excitement of all Israeli parents who go through this wonderful experience,” said the prime minister on … […]

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IDF STOPS TERROR ATTACK IN BIBLICAL CITY OF BEIT EL

November 29, 2017

Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) along with the security forces of the Biblical city of Beit El and Border Police officers on Monday foiled a terror attack planned on the city. The terrorist was caught through their joint efforts. “Army intelligence discovered the plot because the […]

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IDF Soldiers Petition Chief to Restore Army Bible Studies

November 19, 2017

Following the cancellation of a weekly Bible study class in October, over 800 Israel Defense Forces soldiers have signed a petition imploring IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot to reinstate the lessons. The popular class was canceled by General Aharon Haliva, commander of the IDF’s Technological and Logistics Directorate, without an explanation. General Haliva is … […]

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The Controversy Continues: Should There Be Female IDF Combat Soldiers?

November 7, 2017

Though Israel accepted the Equality Amendment to the Defense Services Law in 2000, which states that acceptance to Israel Defense Force (IDF) combat units must be based on ability rather than gender, nearly two decades later, controversy still exists whether female combat soldiers are beneficial both to the state of Israel as well as to … […]

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IDF Stops Terror Attack in Biblical City of Beit El

October 18, 2017

Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) along with the security forces of the Biblical city of Beit El and Border Police officers on Monday foiled a terror attack planned on the city. The terrorist was caught through their joint efforts. “Army intelligence discovered the plot because the terrorist posted his intentions on Facebook,” a top member of … […]

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IDF Aid Team Heads Home From Mexico in Time for Yom Kippur

October 1, 2017

The 71-member team from the Israel Defense Force (IDF) sent to Mexico City after a devastating earthquake is returning to Israel in time to celebrate the holiest day on the Jewish calendar: Yom Kippur. The delegation was sent to Mexico to help find victims buried under rubble, check the stability of buildings and provide medical … […]

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IDF Teams Up With Emergency Medics to Prevent Heart Attack Deaths

September 19, 2017

Israel Defense Force (IDF) medical personnel are joining forces with Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s national rescue organization, to increase the amount of first responders during a medical emergency. The program, called “Life Guardians”, is a first for both the IDF and MDA. “We have approached the IDF Chief Medical Officer, [former] Brigadier General Dr. … […]

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Lone Soldiers Stream to Israel in Summer of Aliyah

August 30, 2017

In a strong show of faith and solidarity with Israel, Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization founded in 2002 to make immigration to Israel easier, is celebrating bringing approximately 2,000 immigrants to the Holy Land in the summer of 2017. Included in this number are 82 future lone soldiers (Israel Defense Force soldiers without family in Israel). … […]

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New Israeli Threat: Growing Use Of Terrorist Drones

August 14, 2017

Israel is increasingly suffering from a new terrorist threat; drones. A drone is a pilot-less radio-controlled aircraft used for reconnaissance or bombing enemies. Hezbollah, Hamas, Islamic State and other Islamic radical all have drone programs, posing a continuous threat to Israel’s security. Recently, a quadcopter drone from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel. This … […]

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