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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...

December 13, 2015 1:22 pm
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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...

December 9, 2015 4:19 pm
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Israeli Commandos Rescue Wounded Syrian Militant Dumped Along Border (VIDEO)

A video released on Tuesday shows Israeli commandos administering first aid to a wounded Islamic militant along the Syrian border, the UK Daily Mail reported. Footage obtained by...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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