Category Archives: Soldiers of the IDF

IDF General Staff Meeting Sets the Record Straight on Gender Equality

Earlier today, members of the IDF General Staff, led by the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, discussed the main conclusions and recommendations that were determined by the team led by Head of the Personnel Directorate, Major … Continue reading

Posted in IDF General Staff, Press Releases, Women

11th IDF Chief of Staff, Rafael Eitan: Greatest Achievements

Rafael Eitan, born on 1929, was the 11th IDF Chief of Staff. Eitan served his country as a military commander for over 38 years and is considered one of the most courageous officers of all times. Even before appointed Chief … Continue reading

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Today in History: Operation Moses

On this date, 27 years ago, a historic operation was conducted that brought over 8,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel, to the place that had been the subject of their longing for so many years.

Posted in Minorities, Soldiers of the IDF

The Field Intelligence Unit You’ve Never Heard of

Female combat soldiers of the field intelligence company “Nachshol” are stationed along the southern Israeli border. Due to the increased tension in the area, a unique exercise was conducted in the beginning of November, practicing clashes with terrorists, storming at … Continue reading

Posted in Soldiers of the IDF, Terror Attacks, Terror Attacks Near Gaza Security Fence, Women

Keepers of the Dead Sea

Every day, IDF soldiers rigorously scout the Dead Sea area, defending Israel’s border with Jordan from weapon smuggling. While acting as a frontier and an international health resort, the Dead Sea is a unique site, and ensuring its security poses … Continue reading

Posted in Soldiers of the IDF, Terror Attacks, West Bank, Women