Tag archive for ‘Israeli army’
Uri Avnery On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Uri Avnery: A Song Is Born

A FRIEND from overseas sent me the recording of a song. An Arab song, with a soft Arab melody, sung by an Arab girls’ choir, accompanied by a flute. It goes like this: Ahed / You are the promise and the glory More...

Ron Ben-Yishai On Monday, January 1st, 2018

Israeli Army’s Achievements in 2017 Marred by Political Attacks

The year 2017 was a good year in terms of security. There is no external existential threat against the State of Israel, and there was no real threat on the sovereignty and routine life in Israel either. Moreover, More...

Alex Fishman On Monday, July 31st, 2017

The Israeli Army in 2020: A ‘People’s Army’ Alongside Professional Army

The investigation room at a base of one of the Israeli army’s (IDF) elite units looked like a small amphitheater, resembling half a crescent. An officer in the rank of lieutenant-colonel, the commander of More...

Yossi Yehoshua On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

A Dramatic Battle Over the New Face of the Israeli Army (IDF)

The comments made by Rabbi Yigal Levinstein, head of the Bnei David pre-army academy in Eli, as well as the apology for the style but not for the content, should be seen as part of a big, dramatic battle over the More...

Ynet News On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

British Hugo Boss Model Leaves It All Behind to Enlist in Israeli Army

A 31-year-old British-born immigrant to Israel who previously modeled for international fashion house Hugo Boss immigrated to Israel and enlisted in the Israeli army IDF a fortnight ago and is to begin his service More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Female Soldiers to Receive Less Training

Starting from the upcoming August draft, female soldiers will no longer be trained for the infantry level of combat-readiness, Rifleman 07, the weekly magazine Bamahane revealed in its latest edition. Instead, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Arab-Israeli IDF Officer: Where Else in the Middle East Could You Find a Soldier Like Me?

The highest-ranking Muslim officer in the IDF wrote in an op-ed Thursday in the British paper Jewish News that his life story is a direct counter to claims of Israeli racism during “Israeli Apartheid More...

News Brief On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

WATCH Saving Their Sworn Enemy: Heartstopping Footage Shows Israeli Commandos Rescuing Wounded Men From Syrian Warzone – But WHY Are They Risking Their Lives for Islamic Militants?

Elite Israeli troops rescue wounded Syrians from the world’s worst war almost every night They have saved more than 2, 000 people since 2013, at a cost of 50 million shekels (£8.7million) Many are enemies More...

JNS On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Germany and Israel Conduct Joint Army Training

  More than 100 German soldiers came to Israel to train at the Tze’elim army base in the south of the country, bringing with them five heavy military vehicles. The soldiers arrived several weeks ago and More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Egypt Claims 250 IS Terrorists Killed in Sina

– – The Egyptian military now claims to have killed more than 250 terrorists from Islamic State and to have captured 60 of its people during ongoing clashes in the Sinai peninsula which began on the More...

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