Michael Levin's inspirational story is known worldwide, and people across the globe have followed in his footsteps to join the IDF.
Like Hamas, Hezbollah also builds tunnels. Those tunnels pose a serious danger to IDF border patrols.
“His final act demonstrated his values of friendship and commitment,” Col. Braun says of Tzachi. “He was always first, even this time.”
Hamas dramatically upgraded its weapons stockpile, placing millions of Israeli civilians at risk.
Every airdrop for battleground missions involves troops from both air and ground branches of the IDF.
Since Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005, terrorists in the area have fired more than 8,000 rockets into Israel.
The Samson Super Hercules aircraft ensures the IDF can safeguard Israel from far beyond her shores.
IDF helicopters are ready to act on a moment's notice to defend the State of Israel.
The sun has risen over Masada, the temperature is rising after a cool night, and five hundred faces are painted in camouflage colors.
"I knew that being there would allow me to protect other soldiers.”
The IDF will soon begin using a special robot to gather intelligence in underground areas. Another vehicle will scan enemy territory before Israeli forces even enter the field.
Sgt. O's commander: “We do not fight indiscriminately. We are an army not a terrorist organization.”
The two days complete each other–the happiness rising from the grief.
It is not everyday that a young man from Potomac, Maryland travels for tens of thousands of miles to join the Israel Navy.
The IDF is determined to reduce constant acts of terrorism in Judea and Samaria, many of which involve Hamas.
Terrorists involved in the rockets launched at Israel last week were targeted Friday by the IAF.
The unique skills of people on the autistic spectrum adds great breadth to IDF intelligence work.
A peek into how a combat squadron functions once the sun sets.
Perils and Prospects
"My father kicked me out when he discovered I enlisted," said Ibrahim. But this Bedouin soldier’s dedication to the IDF eventually changed his father’s mind.
Although Palestinians can receive medical treatment in Gaza, many turn to Israeli hospitals for more advanced care.
“The Herev Battalion must teach the entire IDF how to fight effectively against Hezbollah."
Qualifying for the IDF elite units requires true greatness. It takes courage, determination, strength and mental toughness.
Check out the IDF's most innovative weapons (at least the ones they can tell us about.)
IDF forces have searched about 1,350 locations for terrorists, illegal weaponry and the abducted boys.