The IDF’s Home Front Command: Ready for Anything

The IDF’s Home Front Command works tirelessly to prepare soldiers and Israeli civilians for emergency situations on all fronts. Capt. Nitzan Tzouk, an officer in the Home Front Command, recently led a district-wide exercise in Amakim that required coordination with the army, volunteers, and emergency organizations. He has the heavy responsibility of assuring the safety and readiness of Israel’s Amakim District in the north during times of emergency.

A Moving Testimony: History Through the Eyes of a Holocaust Survivor

Rina Pearl Zakay was just a ten year-old girl when the Second World War broke out and life as she knew it ended abruptly. After the war, she immigrated to Israel all by herself and decided to fight for the independence of the State of Israel. She went on to build a family, and 70 years after the Holocaust, she is the proud grandmother of three grandchildren who all served in the IDF. In honor of Holocaust Memorial day, she tells her moving tale of bravery and survival.

Behind the Scenes on a Dvora-Class Patrol Boat

The port of Haifa, known as Israel’s gateway to the sea, is not only home to cargo and commercial vessels. This hub connecting Israel to the Mediterranean Sea is also home to a vast array of Israel Navy Ships, dedicated to guarding Israel’s shores. In order to stay in tip-top shape, navy ships drill their skills and emergency preparedness. Here’s an in-depth look at what goes on behind the scenes on one of the IDF’s most important patrol boats.