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Posts Tagged: Israeli soldiers

January 11, 2017 10:56 am

Hamas Hacks Cellphones of IDF Soldiers to Obtain Sensitive Information, Probe Reveals

JNS.org - A joint Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Shin Bet security agency operation has uncovered a Hamas network aiming to hack the cellphones of...

January 9, 2017 11:02 am

Names Released of 4 Israeli Soldiers Killed in Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack

The four soldiers killed in Sunday’s deadly vehicular ramming attack in Jerusalem were identified as 20-year-old Lt. Yael Yekutiel of Givatayim; 22-year-old cadet Shir Hajaj...

January 5, 2017 12:49 pm

Official Palestinian Media Cartoon Depicts Israeli Soldier Killing Santa Claus

JNS.org - In a bloody twist on the Christmas spirit, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) official newspaper used Santa Claus to promote its libel against Israel...

December 29, 2016 8:08 am

Israel Exposes Arab Terrorist Cell That Planned to Target IDF Soldiers

JNS.org -- An Arab terrorist cell that was planning attacks on IDF soldiers in the southern part of Israel was recently discovered, defense officials revealed Tuesday. The...

June 27, 2016 2:47 pm

Rivlin Asks UN Chief for Help to Secure Release of Israelis’ Bodies From Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday hosted United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at his residence during Ban’s final scheduled visit to Israel as the...

June 22, 2016 9:40 am

IDF Says Palestinian Teen Killed by Mistake in West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager early Tuesday in the West Bank, mistakenly believing he was involved in an earlier stone-throwing incident, the...

May 12, 2016 9:46 am

New Video From Gaza Festival Shows Kids Urging Martyrdom, ‘Blowing Up Their Enemies’

New footage to emerge out of a children’s festival in the Gaza Strip shows play-acting Palestinian kids urging each other to “die as martyrs” and...

March 15, 2016 10:30 am

Israel Police Call Off Manhunt After Deciding Tel Aviv Stabbing Attempt Was False Alarm

Police launched a massive manhunt in Tel Aviv after a soldier said an assailant had attempted to stab him, then called off the search hours...

March 11, 2016 9:26 pm

Two Rockets Fired From Gaza Strike Southern Israel

JNS.org - At least two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip on Friday evening and landed inside of Israel. Rocket sirens were heard in southern Israeli...

February 12, 2016 1:24 pm

Antisemitic Cartoon Printed; Prosecutor Offends Holocaust Survivors in Europe

JNS.org - Antisemitism has come to the forefront in European media this week after an antisemitic cartoon was published in Spain and an Austrian prosecutor said...

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 1:44 pm

2015 Marks Lowest Number of Israeli Soldier Casualties in Decade, IDF Says

JNS.org - The number of Israeli soldiers who died during their service in 2015 was the lowest in a decade, the Israel Defense Forces said Sunday. According...

January 1, 2016 10:25 am

IDF Reservists to Sue NGO Breaking the Silence for Slander

JNS.org - Several hundred Israel Defense Forces (IDF) combat reservists and officers who organized a committee called “Reservists at the Front” are currently working to file...

December 29, 2015 11:10 am

Saudi Grand Mufti Calls ISIS ‘Israeli Soldiers’

JNS.org - Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, claimed the Islamic State is actually a part of the Israeli army, referring to a...


Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...


AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...


California High School Students Behind ‘Toasted Jew’ Graffiti I...

The California high school students behind "Toasted Jew" and other antisemitic graffiti and other antisemitic messages have been disciplined, NBC Bay Area news reported Thursday. According...


Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...