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Could Israel Really Destroy Iran's Nuclear Facilities in a Strike?

Over the years, Israeli military officials have hinted at the country’s ability to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities if necessary.

Politics | Opinion

Why It Is More Likely the IDF Did Not Kill Shireen Abu Aqleh

How the available evidence casts serious doubts on the idea that the IDF fired the shots that killed Abu Aqleh

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CNN claims Israel shot Abu Akleh deliberately; IDF rejects report

Salim Awad, a Jenin resident who filmed the incident, told CNN that there were no armed Palestinians in the area.

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Palestinians refuse joint Israeli probe into reporter's death; won't transfer bullet

Senior PA official Hussein al-Sheikh claims 'all indications, evidence and witnesses confirm' Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed in Jenin by Israeli troops

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IDF – Watch: Righteous Among the Nations: CPL Noah’s Family Legacy

IDF – Watch: Righteous Among the Nations: CPL Noah’s Family Legacy During the Holocaust, Noah’s family saved Jews from the Nazis. Today, Noah is a soldier in the IDF. The family has a tree planted in their honor at Yad Vashem—the World

Politics | Media Bias

Bloomberg Fails to Correct on Israeli Arabs, Army Service

Contrary to Bloomberg reporting, Israeli Arabs mostly don't identify as Palestinian and not all Israelis are required to complete military service. Does 'The Bloomberg

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Israeli Army Shells Targets in Lebanon After Rocket Fire

The Israel Defense Forces shelled targets in Lebanon on Monday after a rocket was launched into Israel earlier in the evening.

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IsraelSeen: This Is What It’s Like Being An IDF Paratrooper

IsraelSeen: This Is What It’s Like Being An IDF Paratrooper The Paratroopers Brigade is an infantry brigade in the IDF. The Paratroopers are trained in how to parachute in combat operations, as well in navigation, reconnaissance and intelligence mission

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WATCH Israeli laser-based air defense shoots down drones

WATCH Israeli laser-based air defense shoots down drones     Times of Israel: In a video released by the ministry, the laser-based system can be seen intercepting a rocket, a mortar, and a drone at an undisclosed location in southern Israel’s

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Palestinian woman stabs Israeli officer in Hebron, is shot dead

Officials say border guard, slightly hurt in attack, manages to fire back; incident comes hours after another Palestinian woman was shot dead in West Bank

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Kyiv's mayor learns from the IDF how to defend Ukraine

UKRAINIAN AFFAIRS: In an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Mayor Vitali Klitschko discussed his admiration for Israel and the IDF.

Politics | Opinion

For Israel, victory gives us a future | Israel National News

We are loathe to hit the enemy hard enough to break its will to continue fighting and so have only another war to look forward to. Op-ed.

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Behind the Scenes With the Israeli Navy

Behind the Scenes With the Israeli Navy IDF naval forces work hard every day to defend Israeli civilians. Founded in 1948, the Israeli Navy oversees the formation of the IDF naval forces. They protect the State of Israel from maritime threats, perform sea

News | Standing With Israel

Arab Israelis Speak On Why They Choose To Serve In The IDF

An Arab officer says 'I’m proud… Because I was born in this land, I was born in Israel' - Click the link for more details.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

IDF and Shin Bet Use New Technologies to Catch Terrorists as Quickly as Possible

IDF soldiers on an arrest raid in the West Bank. Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit The Shin Bet and the IDF …

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For Israel’s Army, More is Less

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For Israel’s Army, More is Less We’ve all heard of the maxim: “More is Less.” Israel’s army is now facing precisely that phenomenon, and its headache will only increase in the coming years. What does it have an ov

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UNPACKED: Meet 669: the IDF’s Elite Airborne Evacuation and Rescue Unit

UNPACKED: Meet 669: the IDF’s Elite Airborne Evacuation and Rescue Unit For soldiers in 669, the IDF’s Airborne Combat Rescue and Evacuation Unit, every day is unpredictable. After all, this special forces rescue unit is dispatched when things go

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Israeli Security Forces on High Alert for Possible Violence During Yom Kippur Holiday

Israeli soldiers of an artillery unit gather near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New AI system fills rifle sights with extensive, easy-to-digest info

Assault rifles with the Elbit System’s new artificial intelligence data platform transform soldiers' view to resemble a first-person shooter video game.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Eric Garland questions demolition of Surfside condo due to ‘presence of Israeli Defense Forces’

"If anyone wants to see a blatant example of anti-semitism..."

Politics | Opinion

Israel Has Set a New Standard for the Ethics of War

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City May 17, 2021. Photo: …

Politics | Politics

Shock Video: IDF Warns Gazan Man To Evacuate Children Before Bombing. He Responds: ‘If The Children Need To Die Then They’ll Die’

A new video shows the IDF pleading with a Gazan man on the other end of the line to evacuate a targeted building, saying he had a responsibility for children’s lives. The man responded, “If the children need to die then they’ll die.”

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Israel Tricks Hamas With Brilliant Tactical Move, Then Launches Ferocious Air Campaign

On Thursday night, the Israel Defense Forces started gathering ground forces near the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, preparing for what looked like a

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450 bombs in 35 minutes: This is how the IDF tricked Hamas

IDF publishes unclear notice - causing Hamas to panic, escape into terror tunnels.

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IDF aerial and ground forces attacking in Gaza

87-year-old woman from Moshav Shtulim near Ashdod dies after suffering a head injury while running to a protected space during a siren.

Politics | Opinion

Why victory in Gaza runs through Jerusalem

  The IDF has had some nice successes in the military sphere. Some 50 terrorists have already been killed, among

Politics | Opinion

Israel: Until we assert ourselves, projecting actual power and deterrence, we will be picked apart

We live with a functional absurdity, in which the most powerful army in the world hamstrings itself irrationally. Op-ed.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Israel Kills Hamas Commander Iyad Fathi Faik Sharir, IDF Says

Israel has killed a top Hamas commander in a strike against the terror group after the IDF began hammering the Gaza Strip Monday.

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Hamas Fires Barrage of Over 150 Rockets Across Southern Israel, at Jerusalem as IDF Strikes Terror Targets in Gaza

Rockets are launched by Palestinian militants into Israel, in Gaza May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem. Israel’s annual Jerusalem Day was …

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Israel to Deploy New Laser, GPS-Guided Mortar Shell

The Israel Defense Forces are set to deploy a newly developed laser-guided mortar artillery round after a wildly successful testing phase...

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IDF Said to Be First Army to Achieve Herd Immunity Against COVID-19

US Army General and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley and IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General …

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UNPACKED – Watch The Unique Phenomenon of the IDF’s Lone Soldier?

UNPACKED – The Unique Phenomenon of the IDF’s Lone Soldier? Imagine traveling alone, across the world, to volunteer for another country’s army. Meet the lone soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, the IDF. ​​​​Did you know that the I

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UNPACKED - Breaking Boundaries: The Wonder Women of the Israel Defense Force

UNPACKED – Breaking Boundaries: The Wonder Women of the Israel Defense Force Israel is one of only nine countries in the world with mandatory military service for both men and women. Although females serve in combat and many hold high-level officer

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Program Trains Ex-Soldiers In Cybersecurity, Wins IDF Innovation Award

The program, Cyber4s, trains newly discharged soldiers for entry-level positions in Israel's lucrative cybersecurity industry.

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IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes

IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes The IDF has just established a new Coronavirus Task Force in an effort to centralize the national effort against COVID-19 and stop the spread of the virus. The task force will be led by the

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UNPACKED - The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF

UNPACKED – The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF If you follow the news, you might know that things have been hotting up on Israel’s northern border and on Saturday night, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers from the Maglan unit averted a potent

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Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer   Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

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IDF Officer & Benayahu's Story - World Down Syndrome Day

IDF Officer & Benayahu’s Story – World Down Syndrome Day Meet Benaya, and IDF officer and Benyahu, a child with Down syndrome. Today, on World Down Syndrome Day, we tell their story. Footage: Inbal Berko

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Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing

Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing h/t to United with Israel Due to their experience in preparing emergency and crisis kits, Israel’s special needs soldiers have been recruited to pack coronavirus testing gear. Are there enough c

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IDF - "My Brother is With Me Every Step of the Way"

IDF – “My Brother is With Me Every Step of the Way” Just over a year ago, Aviel lost both his brother, an IDF combat soldier and his father in a fatal car accident. Today, Aviel is a proud soldier in the same battalion his brother served

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

IDF Foils 'Sophisticated' Hamas Attempt To Hack Into Soldiers' Phones Using Fake Profiles

The Israeli military says Hamas created six fake online personas to lure soldiers into interacting with them and downloading malware.

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Israeli Teen Pop Star Puts Career on Hold to Serve in IDF

Israeli Teen Pop Star Puts Career on Hold to Serve in IDF by Shiryn Ghermezian Algemeiner Israeli pop singer Noa Kirel has put her blossoming career on hold to enlist in the IDF. “I influence many young teenagers and it’s important for me to encourage

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Six Months After The Terror Attack That Nearly Claimed Her Life An Injured Soldier Meets Her Rescuer

Six Months After The Terror Attack That Nearly Claimed Her Life An Injured Soldier Meets Her Rescuer Eden Mantsur from Jerusalem was among the five soldiers who were injured after a Palestinian terrorist drove his car into them in a ramming attack at the

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Israeli Arab Christian Traces Journey From IDF to Interfaith Activism

Israeli Arab Christian Traces Journey From IDF to Interfaith Activism by Daniel Yeluashvili Algemeiner On November 5th, San Francisco State University was visited by a guest the likes of whom is seldom expected. His name is Yoseph Haddad and he is a socia

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Israel Develops New Laser System to Shoot Down Gaza’s Explosive Balloons, Drones

Israeli security forces revealed on Dec. 26 its new laser system designed to intercept dangerous airborne incendiary devices launched from the Gaza Strip.

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Watch - What I Did As An IDF Soldier to Palestinians

Watch – What I Did As An IDF Soldier to Palestinians This is what I did to Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza when I was an IDF soldier. It’s time to tell you the truth and break the silence.

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Ukrainian female athlete trains for IDF battles instead of Olympics

Ukrainian female athlete trains for IDF battles instead of Olympics “I still love Ukraine” she says. “But now Israel is my country,” Zolganov told Israel Hayom. By World Israel News Staff  While many athletes are practicing around the clock for t

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What the IDF Soldiers Are Thankful For?

What the IDF Soldiers Are Thankful For? HAPPY THANKSGIVING PEOPLE OF THE WORLD! Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Rockets are the definition of terror

There is no one accepted definition of terrorism, but of the dozens of definitions adopted by various countries, most mention the basis for the etymology of the word - an act meant to inspire fear and terror in the public for political purposes

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Islamic Jihad Renews Rocket Barrage on Israel, as Gaza Flare-Up Enters Second Day

IDF soldiers sit next to artillery shells in an area near the border with Gaza, in southern Israel, Nov. 13, …

Politics | Gaza Hamas Terror

IDF Attacks Hamas Targets in Gaza in Retaliation for the Recent Rocket Attacks

The IDF attacked Hamas targets in Gaza in retaliation for the recent rocket attacks over the past 48 hours.

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IDF Soldiers Ate 30 Tons of Apples, 3 Tons of Honey on Rosh Hashana

IDF Soldiers Ate 30 Tons of Apples, 3 Tons of Honey on Rosh Hashana IDF soldiers enjoyed the High Holidays with an abundance of apples and honey! By TPS h/t UnitedwithIsrael.org The IDF supplied its soldiers with 30 tons of apples, three tons of honey and

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Top Arab official has been unknowingly spying for Israel for 5 years

IDF's human intel unit unveils one of Jewish state's most important assets in an unspecified Arab state, a spy known as 'Torpedo,' including details of his remarkable recruitment

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Remembering Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11

Danny Lewin, veteran of the IDF’s elite commando team, outstanding graduate of Israel’s Technion and MIT  PhD student at MIT will be forever remembered for his attempt to prevent the hijacking of Flight 11, becoming the very first victim of 9/11.

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Rivlin Welcomes Mothers of IDF 'Lone Soldiers,' Says They're Not Alone

Rivlin Welcomes Mothers of IDF ‘Lone Soldiers,’ Says They’re Not Alone “Your children are not really lone soldiers because they are with us,” President Rivlin told the mothers. By United With Israel Staff  President Reuven Rivlin met Thursday a

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel: How and Why we are Losing the Cognitive War

The long war against Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel has been going on since before the founding of the state. The identity of our enemies varies depending on their ability to fight at any given time and other factors, but – with one important exception that I will discuss later – they are drawn from the Arab and Muslim nations in our region.

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Israel Attacked Iraqi Bases Holding Ballistic Missiles From Iran in Mid-July, Report Says

The state of Israel, now waiting until Iran implants ballistic missiles close enough to target the Jewish state, struck two Iraqi bases that stored ballistic missiles and housed Iranian forces in mid-July, according to

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Man Allegedly Flashes Female Jogger. She's A Former Israeli Soldier. Then This Happens. | Daily Wire

Last Thursday morning, a single mother of two was jogging along Memorial Drive in Cambridge, Massachusetts when she was allegedly flashed twice by a man running the other way, who didn’t know one crucial fact about the 6’1” woman:

She was a former soldie

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WATCH: Captured Israeli-Arab ISIS Fighter Admits Israel Treats the Arabs Fairly and Equally | Israellycool

Sayyaf Sharif Daoud, a captured Israeli-Arab ISIS fighter, was recently interviewed on BBC Arabic. When asked why he had joined ISIS instead of the 'Palestinian resistance', his answer would not have pleased the Israel haters of the world.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

IDF Discovers Another Hamas Attack Tunnel Under Israel-Gaza Border

A Hamas attack tunnel discovered under the Israel-Gaza Strip border, July 8, 2019. Photo: IDF. Another attack tunnel was discovered …

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Israeli Identical Twins Get Their Air Force Wings

Israeli Air Force F-16s flying in formation. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Two identical twins who have been inseparable since birth have …

History | Archeology

IDF Paratroopers Accidentally Uncover Ancient Guard Tower from time of King Hezekiah

IDF soldiers connected with their Biblical counterparts when they took part in an archaeological dig, uncovering a guard tower from the era of King Hezekiah

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UNPACKED - Moshe Dayan: Iconic Military Leader

UNPACKED – Moshe Dayan: Iconic Military Leader Moshe Dayan, one of the most iconic Israeli figures of all time, is best known for his military leadership – especially in the Six-Day War of 1967. Who was this legendary general, how did a kibbut

Politics | Politics

The deadly detriments of a doctrine of defense - Israel Unwired

Share on FacebookTweet Whatsapp“Every round of violence, in which the results are not a clear-cut IDF victory is, in the eyes of Israel’s enemies, another nail in the coffin of the Zionist entity.” – Veteran war correspondent, Ron Ben Yis

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IDF soldiers join battle for Holocaust memory, dignity | The Times of Israel

For the first time tech soldiers take part in hackathon, joining entrepreneurs to help preserve memory and raise the quality of life of survivors; 'It is our duty,' says Major E

Family & Parenting | Jewish People

The 92-Year-Old Woman Who Who Stole the Show at Israel's Independence Day Ceremony

Marie Nachmias went up on stage to light a torch for Israel Independence Day. She did not speak, did not quote anybody, but simply said a prayer.

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IDF We Are Here - Today We Celebrate

IDF We Are Here – Today We Celebrate We celebrate 71 years of the state of Israel. Related

News | Standing With Israel

IDF soldier born to Gaza parents commended for excellence

His mother and father moved to Israel 30 years ago and had two sons here, both of whom chose to convert to Judaism and enlist in Israeli military after being encouraged at home; on Independence Day, 21-year-old Sergeant A., will receive a citation of e

Travel | Israeli Culture

Arizona IDF reservist releases new thriller about terrorism | JN Blog

Last summer, Dan Gordon, an IDF reservist from Arizona, was a guest blogger for Jewish News, sharing about what life was like along Israel's Gaza border during last summer's conflict. We just received word from him this week that he is headed back to Isra

News | Pallywood

The man who died twice: Report claims Palestinians staged Gazan's death

"This incident demonstrates a propagandist mechanism of staging the injuring and killing of a person who eagerly anticipates his own martyrdom."

Politics | Gaza Hamas Terror

IDF Pounds Gaza in Retaliation for Massive 600+ Rocket Attack on Israel

Hamas finally stopped shooting rockets from Gaza in the middle of the night. Experts say this is partly due to Israel'sunrelenting airstrike attack.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Holidays

IDF Memorial Day Doesn't Get More Personal Than This!

Share on FacebookTweet WhatsappTonight begins one of the saddest days for the Jewish people, Memorial Day. The whole country stops to remember the fallen soldiers and terror victims all killed for being Jews, or being Israelis. Boost this video to reach u

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National Library, Facebook Launch Joint Project To Identify IDF Soldiers In Rare, Historic Images

The Library posted unique albums to its Facebook page showing IDF soldiers throughout Israel's various wars, and inviting the public to identify friends and loved ones. | NoCamels

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army | The Jerusalem post

Both lone soldiers will take part in Seders and the traditional customs while on base. The soldiers said their unit has become their family.

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‘If the IDF Won’t Deal With the Terror Threat, We Will,’ Says Residents in Israel’s North

An Israeli soldier stands near the border with Lebanon, Dec. 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Ronen Zvulun / File. JNS.org …

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Report: Popular Ex-IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz to Form New Political Party | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Benny Gantz, the former IDF chief of staff who led the army during the last war with Hamas, is set...

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Double whammy: Female IDF officer downs Syrian jet and drone

Cpt. Or Na'aman, commander of the Patriot battery of the 138th battalion, also commanded interception of Syrian drone two weeks ago

Politics | Resources

You Won't Win: 5 Reasons No One Wants to Go to War with Israel | The National Interest

Here are five of the most deadly systems that the Israeli Defense Forces currently employ.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel Has the Right and Obligation to Defend Its Border with Deadly Force | National Review

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Friends of the IDF | Jlife

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) was established in 1981 by a group of Holocaust survivors, under the leadership of John Klein z’l, to provide for education and the wellbeing of the men and women who serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), as well as the families of fallen soldiers. Headquartered in New York City, FIDF is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation that operates 15 regional offices in the United States and Panama.

History | History

The World's Most Moral Army

Is the Israeli military a paragon of morality and wartime ethics? Or is it an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and commits war crimes as a matter of policy? Colonel Richard Kemp, who was the commander of British Forces in Afgha

News | Israel/Jewish Community

'Big Bang' Actress Mayim Bialik: Faith Is a Negative In Hollywood

When an actor charges Hollywood isn’t fond of people of faith, one expects the actor to be Christian. But the same holds true of the Jews. Mayim Bialik has been in the Hollywood spotlight for more than half her life.  Best known for her role as the tit

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Ex-Israeli Soldier Denounced on US Campus for Not Raping Palestinian Women | Frontpage Mag

"You IDF soldiers don’t rape Palestinians because Israelis are so racist and disgusted by them that you won’t touch them.”

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On first day, IDF field hospital in Nepal treats nearly 100, delivers baby

Members of army unit of Israel’s last missing national, IDF vet Or Asraf, head to Kathmandu to join search for him

Politics | Op-Ed

Analysis: Kerry, Obama to Blame for Kidnapping of IDF Soldier

While the immediate blame for the kidnapping of Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin Friday morning, a mere 90 minutes into a humanitarian ceasefire, lies with Hamas, the responsibility must also be shared by Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Oba

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“Windbreaker”: Israeli Defense System That Has Hamas Calling For Ceasefire

Israel has introduced Hamas to the Chariot-4 merkava tank's Armored Shield Protection-Active Trophy missile defense system, or

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Hamas’ Use of Human Shields is a War Crime

International law explicitly forbids directing civilians to shield military objectives from attack.