Daily Archives: November 2, 2011

Israel Navy Prepares to Stop Vessels Attempting to Break Maritime Security Blockade

The Israel Navy is prepared to contact two vessels, that according to reports on the internet and in the media, are currently headed toward the Gaza Strip with the intention of breaking the legal maritime security blockade, in the coming … Continue reading

Posted in Navy, Press Releases, Southern Command

How the IDF Helps to Promote Special Populations

In 1981, the IDF launched a special program at the ‘Havat HaShomer’ base intended to promote and help populations in need. The Center for Promoting Special Populations (MAKAM) is unique: it is the only program in the IDF that puts … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures

Ten Fundamental Values – The Spirit of the IDF

Every IDF soldier is handed a card-sized copy of the “Spirit of the IDF”, a concise summary of Israel’s most cherished values and principles. Soldiers are exhorted to carry it around with them at all times and are instructed to … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures, Soldiers of the IDF