Lessons in parenting, and the value of educational experiences
Care about black—and gay and transgender and female—lives? Give them guns and train them well, just like the IDF does.
The case of IDF Major Alaa Waheeb
An Israeli rock musician faces repeated public family tragedy head on, to emerge from the long shadow of his hero father, Israel’s first astronaut
Why a ‘political earthquake’ may be in store for Benjamin Netanyahu—and how his former Defense Minister could trigger it
A fireable offense? A robust democracy? The end?
It was supposed to be a romantic summer in Jerusalem. But religion and politics kept getting in the way.
The military drama roiling Israel takes an unexpected turn
A recent visit from an old friend left us both wondering about the choices we made about family and career
An ugly campaign shaming ultra-Orthodox soldiers recently came to a head for one family who reportedly faced death threats
Her Majesty’s finest finally spotted the real threat: Jews
IDF Veteran Adi Deutsch lost his leg to a land mine when he was 20 years old. Nearly three decades later, and now a seasoned triathlete, he’ll run the New York City Marathon on Sunday.
This Halloween, ‘have your child step into their Jewish heritage…[and] save the world the only way he knows how, by dressing as his favorite army man!’
The 75th Anniversary of the Palmach, the elite forces of the Haganah
In rabbinic Judaism, learning replaces noble birth as a source of power and status—including the power to avoid state responsibility
This is the story of an IDF fleece jacket, and a broken back
The Yankees of armies will regulate its soldiers’ facial fuzz—a hirsute joy—on July 1
‘We were wrong’
A visit to Gaza City, for the latest from Hamas, Fatah, Benjamin Netanyahu—and Marine Le Pen
A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm
In Israel, where everyone’s a soldier, Memorial Day is about the living as well as the dead
Young female soldiers battle office work and boredom in dark comedy
Beneath the Helmet shows the physical and emotional trials of basic training
‘None of us wanted war, but when Israel was under attack we were proud to be able to defend the country we love’
Max Steinberg, 24, was killed in July during gunfire with Hamas in Gaza City
Boutique’s front window lists Israeli soldiers killed in recent Gaza operation
All Israeli military personnel have withdrawn from the Gaza Strip
No, what it actually said was even more outrageous
Program CEO fears American visitors just won’t get it
Druze leader of Golani brigade returns to unit after being wounded by rocket