Category Archives: Soldiers of the IDF

Meet Emanuel Pasana, Garin program’s First Ethiopian Officer

The Nahal Brigade has always been proud of its diverse population and its ability to integrate new immigrants. Since 1947, the brigade has welcomed Jews from around the world asking to serve in the IDF through its Garin program, a … Continue reading

Posted in Minorities

IDF Chief of Staff Marks Eid al-Adha

Last Friday, the IDF’s Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz visited the Bedouin and Druze communities which are celebrating now the religious holiday of Eid al-Adha. Lt. Gen. Gantz visited the Israeli-Arab local council of Zarzir where … Continue reading

Posted in Minorities, Press Releases, Soldiers of the IDF

The Israeli and Italian Airforces Train Together in Joint Exercise in Sardinia

The Israel Air Force  and Italian Air Force finished a extensive training exercise, strengthening cooperation between the armies The outlines practiced in the joint exercise between the Israeli and Italian Air Forces were particularly complicated ones, increasing in difficulty and … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Soldiers of the IDF, Videos

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

Meet the New Female Combat Officers of the IDF

Yesterday, October 26, 2011, a Ground Forces officer’ course graduation ceremony was held at the officer training base in Mitzpe Ramon. 386 cadets finished the course, including 27 female combat officers Here is the story of a few of the … Continue reading

Posted in Soldiers of the IDF, Women