8 Miraculous Moments in IDF History
The IDF’s history is filled with remarkable moments. This holiday, we have gathered eight miraculous moments, told over eight days.
Joint Operation Foils Suicide Bombing Attempt
In a joint IDF and ISA operation, five suspects were arrested during October-November of this year for planning to execute a suicide bombing in the Tel-Aviv area, as well as several other terror attacks against Israeli civilians.
Palestinian Terrorist Attacks Israeli Civilians With Acid
A vehicle carrying a family with four girls stopped to pick up an Israeli hitchhiker at the Al-Hader Junction, north of Gush Etzion (Tunnel Checkpoint). Upon identifying the vehicle, a Palestinian man adjacent to the hitchhiker attacked both the passengers and the hitchhiker with acid, wounding them lightly to moderately.
Joint Preliminary Autopsy Report: Ziad Abu Ein Died of Heart Condition, Possibly Caused by Stress
Yesterday, December 10, rioters gathered in Turmus Ayya, near Ramallah. Security forces halted the progress of the rioters into the civilian community of Adei-Ad. The IDF is reviewing the circumstances of the participation of Ziad Abu Ein, and his later
IDF History: Love in the times of the Palmach
Their love story begins years ago; born and raised in Israel, fighting for the establishment of the Jewish state felt only natural for Meir and Sarka (Sarah). From a young age they were part of the Haganah, and as young adults they joined the Palmach, an elite fighting force whose members eventually came to form the backbone of the IDF’s combat forces.
The Irreplaceable Work of the Bedouin Soldiers in Judea & Samaria
They know every inch of the ground like the palm of their hand. Meet the Bedouin Reconnaissance Unit of Judea & Samaria.
Decisions Regarding Exceptional Incidents that Occurred during Operation Protective Edge
Shortly after Operation Protective Edge, the IDF established a fact-finding assessment mechanism, which attested to its continued commitment to the rule of law and international obligations.
Overcoming Barriers to Become an IDF Officer
Under the heat of the Negev sun, officer cadets stand at attention with their weapons in hand. The soldiers have completed their officers’ training course after four months of intense training in leadership, management, and professionalism. One of these recruits, Rotem Chiprut, stands amongst the rest, but her story is unique. She has overcome numerous barriers in order to proudly call herself an officer in the IDF.
Behind the Scenes: The People Responsible for the Navy’s Successes
The large, heavy, and advanced ships of the Israel Navy play an integral role in a variety of the IDF’s missions. During Operation Protective Edge, one third of the artillery fired by the IDF was from the sea. Furthermore, during Operation Full Disclosure, the Israel Navy intercepted an Iranian weapons shipment aboard the Klos-C vessel. These Navy ships are extremely important and couldn’t operate smoothly if they weren’t properly cared for.
8 Terror Attacks You Should Know About
The threat of terror attacks in Israel is substantial; in 20 years, there have been more than 150 suicide-bombing attacks, an average of one attack every two months, and this is without taking into account rocket attacks, stabbings and car