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Posts Tagged: Israeli soldiers

June 27, 2016 2:47 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

December 28, 2015 6:37 pm
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Major Jewish Group Denounces Etsy Shop for Selling Earrings Made of Marbles Thrown at IDF Soldiers

The owner of a shop selling earrings fashioned from "protest marbles" thrown at Israeli soldiers needs to reevaluate how his store supports the "intercultural empathy" he claims to promote, Rabbi Abraham...

December 14, 2015 9:39 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister Rails Against IDF Whistle-Blower NGO Breaking the Silence

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon railed against Breaking the Silence, an Israeli NGO based in Jersualem, in a Facebook post on Monday, after the group took part in a Haaretz conference...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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