After massive IDF retaliation following death of soldier, ceasefire holds

July 22, 2018 by  
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A tense ceasefire held on the Gaza border Saturday following several waves of Israeli strikes on Hamas targets in the Strip in retaliation for the death of a soldier shot dead by sniper fire. Read more

Knesset ratifies Breaking the Silence law banning group from schools

July 17, 2018 by  
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The Knesset ratified the so-called “Breaking the Silence Law” overnight between Monday and Tuesday, giving Education Minister Naftali Bennett the authority to prevent organisations that “act against the IDF” from addressing school groups or entering state-funded schools.

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Israel under fire

July 15, 2018 by  
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Three people were injured when a mortar fired from Gaza hit a house in the town of Sderot at around 6:30 p.m Saturday evening. Read more

‘Steering wheel of the military’: IDF intelligence officers provide rare glimpse into their secret world

As Israel’s enemies build up their military force while hiding themselves in civilian population centres, the intelligence officers of the Israel Defense Forces keep a close eye on them and prepare the military accordingly…writes Yaakov Lappin/JNS. Read more

IDF spokesman: Hamas trying to lure soldiers with mobile phone app

July 4, 2018 by  
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Cyber terrorists associated with Hamas have been involved with trying to lure IDF soldiers into downloading a Hamas-generated mobile phone app that would give the terror group access to soldiers’ personal information, allow them to retrieve sensitive security information, and remotely install malicious applications that could turn mobile phones into weapons.

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IDF crowns first four female tank Commanders

June 29, 2018 by  
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The IDF has announced that for the first time in IDF history, four female soldiers became tank commanders after they successfully concluded a 16-month-long pilot course. Read more

IDF arrests Palestinian who killed Israeli soldier with slab thrown from building

June 14, 2018 by  
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Islam Yousef Abu Hamid, the man suspected of killing 20-year-old Israeli soldier Ronen Lubarsky when he dropped a stone on his head during a counter-terror operation near Ramallah, was arrested last week by the Israel Defence Forces. Read more

The IDF’s Unit 9900: ‘Seeing’ their service come to fruition

A program designed to integrate young people on the autistic spectrum into the military—in fields where they have a relative advantage—is proving to be a “win-win” for all involved…writes Yaakov Lappin/JNS. Read more

Jerry Seinfeld criticised for visiting Israeli counter-terror training camp, air force base

January 12, 2018 by  
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Famed Jewish-American comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld came under fire this week for a recent visit to a counter-terrorism and security training academy in the Judea and Samaria community of Efrat.  Read more

New elite military unit ready to defend Israel from Gaza terror threat

January 3, 2018 by  
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A new elite IDF infantry unit is about to take up its position along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip.  Read more

Tension rises in Israel’s north as Syria, Iran team to fight ‘Zio-American schemes’

October 23, 2017 by  
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The IDF struck three Syrian rocket launchers Saturday after five rockets from Syria entered the Israeli Golan Heights earlier that day, and as Iran’s military chief inked an agreement with Damascus pledging to combat “Zio-American schemes.” Read more

IDF preparing for Islamic State attack in Golan Heights

January 1, 2016 by  
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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is preparing for possible attacks and infiltration by the Islamic State terror group on its northern border in the Golan Heights. Read more

Israeli colonel to visit

October 30, 2015 by  
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IDF Colonel Shaul Arieli will visit Australia for the first time this November. Read more

Journalist reports that “she hasn’t been harmed”

June 30, 2015 by  
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Israeli naval commandos have boarded and taken control of the activist boat ‘Freedom Flotilla III’ – tying to break the Gaza blockade. New Zealand journalists were on board. Read more

Bibi meets children of fallen IDF members

April 21, 2015 by  
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Ahead of Yom Hazikaron, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with the children of members of the Israeli Defence Forces who lost their lives on active service. Read more

Triguboffs at dedication of an IDF meeting place

February 23, 2015 by  
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Sydney’s Harry and Rhonda Triguboff are the patrons of a recently dedicated green meeting place in Raanana for lone soldiers who immigrated to Israel without their parents. Read more

Writing to the IDF

July 16, 2014 by  
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More than 200 Melbourne community members have written letters of support to soldiers in the IDF. Read more