Tag Archives: Christian

Qasr Al-Yahud Easter Baptism Ceremony Assisted by IDF, Civil Administration

Last week, (Wednesday, April 20th), 3,000 Syriac Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, and Coptic pilgrims and bishops participated in a traditional baptism ceremony for the upcoming Easter holiday at the Qasr Al-Yahud baptism site in the Jordan Valley.  The pilgrims were accompanied … Continue reading

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In-Depth Analysis: The IDF’s Role and Impact on Israel’s Society, 24 Aug 2010

The following analysis takes  a comprehensive look at the historical and contemporary role and influence that the Israel Defense Forces has had in Israeli society, and highlights the benefits of the IDF as a  “people’s army”-one which serves as a … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from the IDF

21 December 2009 Lt. Col. Avital Leibovitch, head of the Foreign Press Branch of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, takes a moment to recognize the variety of peoples who serve in the Israel Defense Force and to wish them all a … Continue reading

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