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Posts Tagged: Israeli army

October 10, 2016 12:08 pm

Israel to Seal Off West Bank, Gaza Strip Over Yom Kippur

The Israeli army announced Monday it would be sealing off the West Bank and Gaza Strip over Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and...

August 25, 2016 4:55 am

A New Group Shows That Israel Is the Most Moral Army in the World

Colonel Richard Kemp, a retired British army officer, famously said that Israel has the most moral army in the world. He based his opinion on...

August 25, 2016 4:53 am

IDF Project Seeks to Make Life Easier for Israeli Soldiers

I'm a 31-year-old Jewish American female. I was never drafted to the army, never enlisted and never trained or served in a combat unit during a...

June 6, 2016 7:42 am

Homage to an Israeli Hero: Yoni Netanyahu

Every child and every nation needs a hero -- especially in these terror-ridden times. Sometimes that hero pays the ultimate price, and is taken from...

May 11, 2016 9:40 am

Uproar Over Israel’s Honoring of Controversial Priest Who Encourages Christian Arabs to Enlist in IDF

Israel's decision to honor a controversial Greek Orthodox priest at its official Independence Day ceremony is driving a wedge in the country's tiny Christian Arab...

April 15, 2016 6:24 am

The Israeli Military and the Jewish Law of Self Defense

The case of an Israeli soldier shooting an injured, disarmed terrorist has divided Israel along the usual and predictable lines. Those who are sensitive to ethical...

April 6, 2016 6:31 am

Columbia Refuses to Break the Silence

If a human rights organization is truly open-minded, why would it filter its audience to weed out potential opposition at an educational forum? Shouldn't it promote a...

March 17, 2016 6:33 am

Ze’ev Jabotinsky on the Need for a Strong Jewish Army

Earlier this week, the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, an organization dedicated to supporting the men and women serving in the IDF, held its annual dinner...

February 11, 2016 10:27 am

New IDF Spy Camera Can Detect Terrorists Moving Through Fog

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has developed a new spy camera that will detect and identify people moving through fog, haze or heat waves,...

January 6, 2016 11:24 am

Inspired by Grandparents’ Holocaust Survival, Japanese Man Enlists in IDF

JNS.org - Daniel Tomohiro is not the typical Israeli soldier. His Hungarian grandparents survived the Holocaust, made aliyah, and fought in Israel’s War of Independence, but...

January 4, 2016 6:35 pm

What a US Military Veteran Learned From Serving in the IDF

One year later, as I reflect upon my service to Israel, I am so proud as an American to say that I have stood alongside both...

December 13, 2015 1:22 pm

New York ‘Nanny Spy’ Attributes Acumen to Experience as IDF Commander

A New York City woman who spies on nannies for a hefty price attributes her perceptiveness to her past service as a commander in the Israeli army, the...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...