Monthly Archives: September 2011

In Response to Rocket Fire, IAF Targets Terror Activity Site

Earlier tonight (Thursday), a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council, causing damage to an abandoned building. In response, an IAF aircraft targeted a terror activity site in the central Gaza Strip overnight. A direct … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Press Releases, Southern Command

General Closure of the Judea and Samaria Region During “Rosh Hashana” – the Jewish New Year

In accordance with the decision made by the Minister of Defense, Mr. Ehud Barak, and as part of the security measures adopted by the defense establishment, a general closure will be implemented in the Judea and Samaria region as of … Continue reading

Posted in Central Command, Press Releases

IDF Chief of Staff: Greeting for Rosh Hashanah

IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz extended his warm wishes for Rosh Hashanah to the Jewish people. Taking great pride in the IDF’s technological advancements, Lt. Gen. Gantz applauded the Iron Dome anti-rocket system. “We will continue to … Continue reading

Posted in IDF General Staff, IDF Updates, Informational Videos, Press Releases, Videos, Vlogs

Commander of EUCOM Ends Visit in Israel

The commander of the US European Command (EUCOM), Admiral James Stavridis, departed Israel today, concluding a two-day work visit as a guest of the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz. During the course of his visit, Admiral Stavridis … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures, Joint Operations, Press Releases

Overview of Israeli-Palestinian Coordination in August

During August, the Israeli authorities coordinated a two-percent increase in the truckload volume of goods and gas that was transferred to Palestinians in Gaza. Only one of many examples of Israeli-Palestinian coordination. In August alone, Israeli and Palestinian representatives held … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures