Chief Of Staff: IDF ‘accelerating’ operational readiness to deal with Iran

November 10, 2021 by  
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The IDF is “accelerating” its readiness to contend with Iran’s nuclear and military threat to Israel while contending with six arenas simultaneously, IDF Chief of Staff Avi Kochavi told the Knesset. Read more

Five terrorists killed in IDF strike on advanced weapons in Syria – report

November 1, 2021 by  
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The IDF bombed on Saturday at mid-day a shipment of advanced weapons on its way from Syria to Lebanon, killing at least five terrorists, reports emerging from the country say. Read more

At least four terrorists killed, four arrested in IDF multi-pronged operation

September 26, 2021 by  
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At least four Hamas terrorists were killed and another four were arrested Saturday night during the IDF’s multi-pronged counter-terrorism operation at several locations in Judea and Samara. Read more

Gazans riot, Bennett approves relief for Strip

September 1, 2021 by  
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Hamas-led riots continued on the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on Tuesday night, as Naftali Bennett’s government approved more relief for the Strip. Read more

After fighting for his life, IDF soldier succumbs to wounds

August 31, 2021 by  
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Israeli Border Police troop Barel Achiya Hadarya Shmueli, 21, who was critically injured in the head nine days ago after a Hamas terrorist shot him during riots on the border with the Gaza Strip, succumbed to his wounds on Monday. Read more

Fire Commissioner: worst blaze in Jerusalem area caused by Man

August 16, 2021 by  
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The worst blaze to wreak havoc on the forests surrounding Jerusalem in decades was caused by man, firefighting investigators estimate. Read more

IDF forces kill four terrorists in Jenin

August 16, 2021 by  
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IDF Special Forces operating in the Palestinian Authority (PA) city of Jenin in Samaria on Sunday night encountered and killed at least four terrorists. Read more

Israeli Envoy Rejects UN Secretary-General’s ‘Moral Equivalency’ Between Israel and Hezbollah

August 9, 2021 by  
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Israeli Ambassador to the US and United Nations Gilad Erdan did not mince words when he rejected UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s statements on the recent Hezbollah attack on Israel’s north, in which he called on “all parties” for restraint. Read more

After 21 years, Israel honours South Lebanon Army troops

July 5, 2021 by  
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Twenty-one years after the IDF withdrew from the security zone in south Lebanon and after the South Lebanon Army (SLA) disbanded, the state of Israel inaugurated a memorial dedicated to the soldiers of the SLA. Read more

IDF using advanced tech to locate victims in Surfside

July 1, 2021 by  
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The IDF rescue team working and the site of the building collapse at Surfside, Florida, has brought in reinforcements who are using advanced technologies to locate the victims buried under the rubble. Read more

Israelis fight despair while aiding survivors, rescuers in Florida calamity

June 30, 2021 by  
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“I saw in the news that you were coming from Israel for us, and I was waiting for you,” says a tearful young woman in Surfside, Florida, to members of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit  (PCRU) from United Hatzalah of Israel…writes Abigail Klein Leichman. Read more

IDF warns Gaza parents against terror summer camps

June 28, 2021 by  
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Commander of the IDF’s Unit for the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Major General Ghasan Alyan addressed the residents of the Gaza Strip and warned them against the “true face” of the camps run by the Hamas and Islamic terror groups. Read more

Hamas calling for Day of Rage in Judea and Samaria

June 3, 2021 by  
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The Hamas terror organization is calling for a Day of Rage in the Palestinian Authority areas over the weekend, including demonstrations and violent clashes with Israeli forces. Read more

IDF seeks to fast-track revolutionary approach to lessening future rocket fire

The Israel Defence Forces are seeking to fast-track a new system designed to remove Hamas’s ability to terrorize the Israeli home front with mass rocket attacks in future conflicts. Read more

Hamas surprised by IDF’s powerful counterattack – IDF spokesman

May 14, 2021 by  
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The public in the Gaza Strip is starting to lose its patience and the Hamas terror organization is surprised by the IDF’s powerful counterattack and is having a hard time implementing its attack plans, IDF spokesman Hadai Zilberman told reporters on Thursday morning. Read more

After Israel vows massive blow, Hamas holds fire

April 27, 2021 by  
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A quiet night passed over Israel’s south on Monday night and Gaza-based terrorists did not launch rockets at Israel after the Israeli government promised a crushing blow if they attacked again. Read more

Hamas bombs south, minor IDF response

April 25, 2021 by  
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Gaza-based terrorists launched tens of rockets towards towns in Israel’s south on Friday night and Saturday night, repeatedly sending Israelis running for shelter, while the IDF responded in a limited fashion. Read more

Who was Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the ‘mysterious’ nuclear scientist killed outside of Tehran?

November 30, 2020 by  
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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the senior Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated by a hit squad outside of Tehran on Friday, was being “reserved” by the Iranian regime for the day that Iran’s nuclear program would enter a new stage, a former senior Israel Defence Forces Military Intelligence analyst specialization in weapons of mass destruction and its proliferation told JNS. Read more

Israeli military sees 160% rise in number of females in combat roles

November 26, 2020 by  
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The number of women in combat roles in the Israeli Defence Forces has risen by 160 per cent over the past six years, it was revealed on Tuesday during a discussion at the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee. Read more

Search continues for IDF soldier’s killers amid clashes

May 14, 2020 by  
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Arab rioters hurled stones at Israel Defense Forces’ soldiers in the Palestinian Authority-controlled Hebron region on Wednesday morning during operations to apprehend terror suspects, according to IDF reports. Read more

IDF soldier killed during operation by rock thrown by terrorist 

May 12, 2020 by  
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An IDF soldier on Tuesday morning was killed by a terrorist who threw a rock and hit him in the head while his unit was operating to capture terrorists in the Jenin area. Read more

I Heard your Voices

April 22, 2020 by  
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On Holocaust Martyrs ‘and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, special remembrance activities took place on IDF army bases across Israel. Read more

IDF foils Hamas plot to hack phones of Israeli soldiers by posing as attractive women

February 19, 2020 by  
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The Israeli military thwarted efforts by Hamas to hack the phones of soldiers by posing as young attractive women on social media, the Israeli Defence Forces have reported. Read more

Navigating fine line between Torah observance and Israeli military service, politics aside

October 31, 2019 by  
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This past week an organization called “Forum of Reserve Rabbis,” a group of rabbis who serve as reserve soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces, released a new 50-page booklet roughly titled in English, “And he was a holy apprentice: Modesty laws for soldiers.” Read more

Creating options and opportunities for haredi youth to serve in the IDF

September 27, 2019 by  
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A recent political deadlock over the issue of drafting haredi (ultra-Orthodox) youths into the Israel Defence Forces was one of the key reasons that led Israelis to the polls last week for the second time in less than six months. Read more

Israeli rescue team in Brazil finds bodies after dam rupture, but no survivors

February 1, 2019 by  
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More than 100 Israeli soldiers from the IDF Home Front Command who were sent to Brazil to help search-and-rescue teams hunt for hundreds of missing people will be returning home within the next 48 hours, having recovered at least 20 bodies, but finding no survivors. Read more

Israeli aid delegation to Brazil locates and recovers bodies in the dam collapse disaster

January 30, 2019 by  
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Within hours of arriving at the site of the dam collapse disaster in Brazil, the Israeli aid delegation began to successfully locate and recover several bodies from the thick sludge. Read more

Is the IDF ready for all-out war? In Israel, the debate rages on

January 6, 2019 by  
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The question of just how ready the Israel Defense Forces is for war has dominated Israel’s headlines in recent weeks…writes Yaakov Lappin/JNS. Read more

The Prime Minister is treating us as morons

November 29, 2018 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed his political savvy by avoiding an election as he outmanoeuvred Naftali Bennett and his Bayit Yehudi party, forcing them to blink after Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned. Read more

Body of IAF pilot found 56 years after his death

November 7, 2018 by  
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After a decades-long search, the head of the IDF manpower directorate, Maj.-Gen. Moti Almoz, announced the discovery of the remains of air force pilot, Lt. Yakir Mordechai Naveh (Leifer), whose burial place was, until recently, unknown. Read more

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