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Michael Levin: An Israeli (Lone Soldier) Hero

Michael Levin's inspirational story is known worldwide, and people across the globe have followed in his footsteps to join the IDF.

How the IDF Defends Against Hezbollah

Like Hamas, Hezbollah also builds tunnels. Those tunnels pose a serious danger to IDF border patrols.

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.”

3.5 Million Lives in Danger: the Growing Range of Hamas Rockets

Hamas dramatically upgraded its weapons stockpile, placing millions of Israeli civilians at risk.

Supplying Troops Behind the Lines

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

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.

Samson Super Hercules Makes Aliyah, Joins IAF

The Samson Super Hercules aircraft ensures the IDF can safeguard Israel from far beyond her shores.

Mind-Blowing IDF Helicopter Action

IDF helicopters are ready to act on a moment's notice to defend the State of Israel.

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.

Fighting for Life: The Female Paramedics of Operation Protective Edge

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

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.

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.”

A Soldier’s Account of Grief to Happiness

The two days complete each other–the happiness rising from the grief.

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.

IDF Expands Operations Against Hamas in Judea and Samaria

The IDF is determined to reduce constant acts of terrorism in Judea and Samaria, many of which involve Hamas.

IDF Targets Gaza Terrorists Responsible for Rocket Attacks

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

Autism in the IDF: Uniquely Talented Soldiers

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

Who’s Afraid of the Dark? Not the IAF

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

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.

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.

IDF Druze Battalion Tests New Techniques for Fighting Hezbollah

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

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.

Mind-Blowing Weaponry of the IDF

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

Weekend Update: the Search for the Boys Continues

IDF forces have searched about 1,350 locations for terrorists, illegal weaponry and the abducted boys.

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