Monthly Archives: August 2011

Memorial Ceremony for Fallen Israel Navy Soldiers

Speaking at a memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers from the Israel Navy on August 30, 2011, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz mentioned his recent tour in southern Israel: I met with our troops in the field, who serve with pride and … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures

IDF Ambulance Attacked with Molotov Cocktail

Last night, in response to reports of a serious car accident on the road toward a Palestinian area in Judea and Samaria, IDF paramedics sped off in order to aid the injured. Their mission came to an abrupt halt, however, … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures, Humanitarian Missions, IDF Updates, Informational Videos, Soldiers of the IDF, Terror Attacks, Videos, West Bank

Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Gantz: “Residents living near the border depend on us to protect them”

Today, (Friday) the IDF Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Benjamin (Benny) Gantz visited the western part of the Israel-Egyptian border. Together with Maj. Gen. Tal Russo, Commander of the Southern Command, Brig. Gen. Yossi Bahar, commander of the Gaza Division, … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures, IDF General Staff, Press Releases

IAF Targets Terrorist Squad which Fired Mortar at Erez Crossing

A squad of terrorists that had fired a mortar shell at the Erez Crossing earlier today was targeted shortly after by an IAF aircraft, in the northern Gaza Strip. A hit was confirmed. Continue reading

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Sleepless Night of Rocket Fire in Southern Israel

Last night, at least 17 rockets fired from Gaza struck southern Israel. The attack wounded a nine-month-old infant and damaged property. This followed a day of relative quiet after a week during which terrorists had fired more than a hundred … Continue reading

Posted in Rocket Attacks