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Posts Tagged: Sayeret Matkal

July 5, 2016 5:57 pm

Former Israeli Defense Minister Recalls Advising Yoni Netanyahu Not to Lead Assault Force During Entebbe Hostage-Rescue Operation

Former Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz advised the late Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu -- his commander in the elite IDF commando unit that carried out the Entebbe...

June 24, 2015 2:43 pm

Prime Minister Netanyahu Visits Hero Brother Yoni’s Jerusalem Grave for Annual Ceremony (VIDEO)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited his elder brother’s grave on Tuesday to mark the 39th anniversary since the special operation in Entebbe where Lt....

November 17, 2014 5:40 pm

Claim: Israel Aborted Plan to Hit Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah

Israeli army special forces planning to kill the head of Hezbollah during the festival of Ashoura ceremonies two weeks ago, called off the assassination...

March 14, 2014 1:11 pm

Deceased Israeli War Hero Meir Har-Tzion Praised: ‘From Bar Kochba Until Har-Tzion No Warrior Came Close’

"Meir Har-Tzion, one of the greatest warriors in Israel's history is gone... from Bar Kochba until Har-Tzion no warrior came close," said Israeli Economy Minister...

July 4, 2013 1:11 am

Remembering Entebbe: Israel’s July 4

July 4 marks the 37th anniversary of Operation Yonatan, Israel's dramatic rescue of 103 hostages that took place on July 4, 1976, at Entebbe, Uganda. As a college student...

December 12, 2012 9:25 pm

Naftali Bennett & Danny Danon: Israel’s Rising Political Stars

A  change has come to Israeli politics with the rise of politicians who have been influenced by America, and who have a very clear understanding...

November 28, 2012 12:58 pm

Ehud Barak’s Tangled Legacy

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak - heroic military commander, failed politician, and bane of Jewish settlers - has announced his intention to resign from public...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...