Who’s Afraid of the Dark? Not the IAF

A peek into how a combat squadron functions once the sun sets.

Hamas Kidnappings: History of a Constant Threat

There have been 64 terrorist kidnapping attempts in Israel since the beginning of 2013.

Operation Brother’s Keeper

55 of the 280 suspected terrorists who have been detained were part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange.

IDF Targets Gaza Terrorists Responsible for Rocket Attacks

Terrorists involved in the rockets launched at Israel last week were targeted Friday by the IAF.

“If I’m Not Back in 5 Minutes, I’m Dead”: Testimony of Lt. Eitan

During Operation Protective Edge, IDF soldiers were faced with deadly risks in the Gaza Strip. Sixty four soldiers were killed and many more were...

IDF Chief: ‘Instability in Every Region; We Must Remain Prepared’

The Chief of Staff has confidence in the IDF’s capabilities to meet every threat head on.

Gaza Rockets Send Thousands into Bomb Shelters: Week’s Tally

Since Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005, terrorists in the area have fired more than 8,000 rockets into Israel.

Dramatic Increase in Attacks Against Israel in March

Increased violence and attacks against Israel during March.

Meet a 19-Year-Old Explosives Expert

She teaches all things explosive: from how to handle the explosives themselves to utilizing them in operations, such as gaining access to buildings.

Fighting for Life: The Female Paramedics of Operation Protective Edge

"I knew that being there would allow me to protect other soldiers.”

Autism in the IDF: Uniquely Talented Soldiers

The unique skills of people on the autistic spectrum adds great breadth to IDF intelligence work.

Join the IDF Interactive Global Honor to Holocaust Survivors

The IDF will take everyone's #WeAreHere stories and create an interactive, dynamic honor to the Shoah survivors.

IDF Special Forces, US Marines, Train in Art of Urban War

Givati Special Forces conducted a joint exercise with the United States Marine Corps, to teach the IDF approach to urban warfare and to learn about the Marines’ operational experience.

Nahal Brigade’s Grueling March up Mt. Masada

The sun has risen over Masada, the temperature is rising after a cool night, and five hundred faces are painted in camouflage colors.

Always First: the Story of Lt. Tzachi Mizrachi

“His final act demonstrated his values of friendship and commitment,” Col. Braun says of Tzachi. “He was always first, even this time.”

Creme De La Creme: How the IDF Picks its Most Elite Units

Qualifying for the IDF elite units requires true greatness. It takes courage, determination, strength and mental toughness.

From a Small Village in Africa to an IDF Elite Unit

After a short time in the unit, he did a paramedics course, and completed it with honors.

IDF Druze Battalion Tests New Techniques for Fighting Hezbollah

“The Herev Battalion must teach the entire IDF how to fight effectively against Hezbollah."

Supplying Troops Behind the Lines

Every airdrop for battleground missions involves troops from both air and ground branches of the IDF.

Smuggling Into Gaza By Sea On the Rise

“Naturally, as the process of closing tunnels from Egypt to Gaza becomes more efficient, the smuggling attempts by sea increase.”

First Hand Account of Gaza Operation by Wounded IDF Soldier

Sgt. O's commander: “We do not fight indiscriminately. We are an army not a terrorist organization.”

Meet the Bedouin Who Enlisted Against his Father’s Wishes

"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.

Trading In Maryland for the Mediterranean

It is not everyday that a young man from Potomac, Maryland travels for tens of thousands of miles to join the Israel Navy.

Lock and Load with Sarit Petersen, Shooting Instructor

Shooting a weapon isn't just about being able to aim and hit a target accurately.

IDF Helps Palestinians Cross into Israel from Gaza

Although Palestinians can receive medical treatment in Gaza, many turn to Israeli hospitals for more advanced care.

Mind-Blowing Weaponry of the IDF

Check out the IDF's most innovative weapons (at least the ones they can tell us about.)

The IDF’s Latest Wizardry: Unmanned Ground Vehicles

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.

Captured Hamas Combat Manual Explains Benefits of Human Shields

The discovery of a Hamas “urban warfare” manual by IDF forces reveals Hamas’ callous use of Gazans

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