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Number of Soldiers with COVID-19 Triple

Number of Soldiers with COVID-19 Triple

Over the course of the past week, it has been reported that the number of soldiers diagnosed with the coronavirus has tripled. According to Brig.-Gen. Tarif Bader, most of these soldiers are showing minor symptoms or are asymptomatic. This is a positive note as the...

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Sad News from the IDF

Sad News from the IDF

On Thursday night, IDF soldier Sgt. Adiel Fishler was reported missing by his family, who were expecting him home that night. He had last been seen leaving base with his military-issued M-16. After a wide-scale search, he was discovered in a training area near the...

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Second wave, and its implications for the IDF

Second wave, and its implications for the IDF

As a second wave of COVID-19 begins to take hold of Israel, the IDF is planning to once again add restrictions to soldiers in order to prevent the disease from spreading in the ranks. Soldiers on base have been told to prepare for month-long stays on base, and...

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Operation Dawn on the Hills

Operation Dawn on the Hills

July 1st, the date set as the earliest Israel can move forward with their plan of annexing parts of the West Bank, is approaching and the country is heating up as the possibility moves closer to a reality. In particular, tensions between Israel and Hamas have...

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The Dangers of a Lone Wolf Terrorist

The Dangers of a Lone Wolf Terrorist

With the annexation of Judea and Samaria approaching, concerns have been increasingly raised about the potential wave of lone-wolf terror attacks it may bring. This makes sense - annexation is an incredibly sensitive issue for the Arab population, and on top of that,...

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IDF Version of Call of Duty

IDF Version of Call of Duty

Everyone knows the popular video game “Call of Duty”, but did you know the IDF uses a very similar game to train their soldiers?  Last week, for the first time ever, the Givati Brigade participated in a new training program that uses a very advanced computer simulator...

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Do You Know What Is A Lone Soldier?

Do You Know What Is A Lone Soldier?

https://vimeo.com/426098292 What is a Lone Soldier? The IDF is full of soldiers who are extremely dedicated and passionate about the State of Israel and protecting her borders. But there is perhaps no group as committed and courageous as the Lone Soldiers. For most...

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New Gym at IDF Base

New Gym at IDF Base

Heading into the holiday of Shavuot, LIBI got to give combat soldiers a little gift. With the help of generous donors, LIBI was able to set up a fully functioning gym on base for the use of the soldiers! The gym is complete with all the equipment needed to get int a...

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Soldiers Head Home after Extend Deployment

Soldiers Head Home after Extend Deployment

Our IDF soldiers have finally been released from their bases. Coronavirus broke out in full force at the beginning of March. To help protect the operational effective of the IDF, the IDF took the rare and unique decision to keep soldiers within their units for...

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