Tag Archives: IDF

Yom Hazikaron: Israel’s Memorial Day [VIDEO]

TOWER New Website Allows Users to Remember and Honor Israel’s Fallen by Staff April 17, 2018 In anticipation of Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, which will be commemorated Tuesday night and Wednesday, two organizations…have established a website to allow users … Continue reading

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Ahed Tamimi AKA “Shirley Temper” sentenced

TIMES OF ISRAEL Palestinian teen who slapped soldier sentenced to 8 months in prison by TOI staff and Agencies March 21, 2018 Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was sentenced to eight months in prison after a military court on Wednesday approved … Continue reading

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“On sidelines of huge Juniper Cobra air defense exercise, American and Israeli ground troops trade know-how and practice beach landings, urban combat, desert warfare”

TIMES OF ISRAEL IDF paratroopers teach US marines ‘lost art’ of tunnel combat by Judah Ari Gross March 13, 2018 Israeli paratroopers and US marines completed a series of exercises over the past week and a half aimed at sharing … Continue reading

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Sarah Silverman comes to defense of Ahed Tamimi AKA Shirley Temper

ALGEMEINER Sarah Silverman Faces Twitter Rebuke for Calling on Jews to Defend Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi by Shiryn Solny February 18, 2018 American comedian Sarah Silverman faced a flurry of criticism from Twitter users over the weekend after she urged … Continue reading

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What do they know about Israel’s situation: “Most American Jews don’t have children serving as soldiers, going to the Marines, going to Afghanistan or to Iraq”

REUTERS Israeli official under fire for comments on American Jews’ military service November 23, 2017 A top Israeli diplomat was rebuked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday for suggesting that American Jews have a poor commitment to service in … Continue reading

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“The IDF has become more flexible in accommodating modern-Orthodox women, who increasingly are choosing to serve in the military out of a sense of duty to defend Israel”

WASHINGTON POST Why a growing number of religious women want to serve in the Israeli military by Ruth Eglash November 10, 2017 …All Israelis are drafted into the military at age 18, with a few exceptions. Israeli Arabs, both male … Continue reading

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Our Soldiers Speak, StandWithUs and CAMERA expose American students to Israeli soldiers “to put a human face on the Jewish state while countering misconceptions and anti-Israel activists”

TIMES OF ISRAEL ‘Rock stars’ of the IDF: Israeli soldiers go on tour to educate the masses by Cathryn J. Prince November 12, 2017 The questions come fast and furious for Israel Defense Force reservists Keren and Haitham, who goes by … Continue reading

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