Fighting for Life: The Female Paramedics of Operation Protective Edge

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

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.

IDF Chief of Staff: Israel’s Military Will Be Smaller but Stronger

IDF forces will be smaller, far stronger, far more skilled and far better equipped.

Autism in the IDF: Uniquely Talented Soldiers

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

A Soldier’s Account of Grief to Happiness

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

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.

Driving Into the Storm: IDF’s Road Warriors

The vehicles drive through such dangerous places that the vehicles are armored, even the tires.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

Who’s Afraid of the Dark? Not the IAF

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

Holocaust Survivor Who Fought in All Israel’s Wars

Tibi, the lone Holocaust survivor in his family, fought to protect Israel in every one of its wars.

IDF Targets Gaza Terrorists Responsible for Rocket Attacks

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

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.”

Interactive Media: The Future of Medicine in the Israeli Army

A new IDF training program uses YouTube and computer games to teach advanced medicine to Israeli soldiers.

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.”

Supplying Troops Behind the Lines

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

Mind-Blowing Weaponry of the IDF

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

“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.

IDF Druze Battalion Tests New Techniques for Fighting Hezbollah

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

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.

The Future of CyberWarfare

Intelligence organizations seek enemy's secrets; for the past 35 years, all secrets are on computers.

Weekend Update: the Search for the Boys Continues

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

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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