Israel Defense Forces

Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Soldiers Killed In Grenade Incident In Israel

07/18/2016 - 11:31

Two Israeli soldiers, including a lone soldier from New Jersey, were killed Sunday morning when a grenade one was carrying exploded.

Shlomo Rindenow. JTA

Israeli-American Soldier Posthumously Awarded Bravery Medal

05/12/2016 - 10:30

Jerusalem — A dual Israel-American citizen killed in a West Bank supermarket terror attack was one of three Israeli soldiers honored by the Israel Defense Forces for bravery.

Tuvia Yanai Weisman. JTA

Grave Of Israeli Soldier Stabbed In Terror Attack Will Say He Fell In Battle

03/10/2016 - 15:02

Jerusalem — Israel’s Defense Ministry has walked back its denial of a request to have an off-duty soldier killed in a supermarket stabbing attack declared a fallen soldier.

Sgt. Tuvia Yanai Weisman. Via

Israel’s Defense Minister Backs IDF Chief Of Staff’s Call For Restraint In West Bank

02/18/2016 - 13:01

Jerusalem — Israel’s defense minister backed statements by the Israel Defense Forces’ chief of staff on exercising military restraint in the West Bank.

Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, Wikimedia Commons

Israeli Military Responds After Syrian Mortars Hit Golan

10/12/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The Israel Defense Forces fired at two Syrian military targets in the Golan Heights in response to mortars fired into Israel.

A Sho't tank in a memorial near the Valley of Tears, Golan Heights. Wikimedia Commons

Young Israeli Dies From Wounds Suffered In West Bank Shooting

06/30/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The young Israeli man critically injured in a drive-by shooting by Palestinians in the West Bank has died.

Palestinian Shooting On West Bank Road Wounds 4 Israelis

06/29/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — An Israeli man was in critical condition following a Palestinian drive-by shooting in the West Bank.

9 Druze-Israelis Arrested In Ambulance Attacks

06/23/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Nine Druze-Israelis were arrested in two attacks on ambulances carrying wounded Syrians to Israeli hospitals, including one that left a Syrian dead.

Affiliates Of Elite Jerusalem High School Turn Their Backs On Military Service

12/30/2014 - 19:00

Tel Aviv — The Israel Defense Forces oppresses people, the letter said. The army creates inequality, perpetuates injustice and corrupts social values.

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Man In West Bank During Rioting

11/10/2014 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man during clashes with rioters near Hebron in the West Bank.

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