On the 40th Anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, Israel’s Top Spymasters Face Off

Zvi Zamir and Eli Zeira reckon with history in Tel Aviv after four decades of feuding over the surprise attack

Bibi Blasts Iran’s Rouhani in U.N. Speech

Plus ‘Long Skirt Long Life’ signs spotted in Brooklyn, and more in the news

Bibi Vows to Strengthen West Bank Settlement

In response to shooting deaths of two IDF soldiers this weekend

Two IDF Soldiers Killed This Weekend

Plus Egypt bans the Muslim Brotherhood, and more in the news

Female IDF Soldiers Seek Nail Polish Freedom

Current options are light pink polish or a French manicure

At IDF’s Faux Hezbollah Village, Israeli Troops Prepare for a Third Lebanon War

Last week’s rocket attack and the weekend’s car bombing in Tripoli add urgency to Israeli counterinsurgency drills

Portrait of the Author as a Young Man—Serving in the Israeli Army

My brother was the first to read one of my stories. His unexpected reaction helped me understand the magic of writing.

In the Golan, Israel Deploys Drones and Steel Fences Against Threats From Syria

At a cost of $75 million, new fortifications stand as physical reminders that peace in the north is further away than ever

IDF Facing Massive Budget Cuts

Proposed five-year plan addresses the Defense Forces’ NIS 40 billion deficit

Haredi IDF Soldiers Ostracized by Community

Propaganda campaign launched by ultra-Orthodox likens enlistees to insects

Israel Debates How to Bury Non-Jewish Soldiers

A bill aims to allow Jews and non-Jewish IDF members to be buried together

Could Divisive New Israeli Military-Draft Laws Lead to an Ultra-Orthodox Intifada?

As Israel debates conscription for Haredi Jews, one rabbi may decide whether the community peacefully integrates

Are the Israel Defense Forces Finally Ready for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there

Reality Show Sends Haredim into Radio Daze

In Israel, ultra-Orthodox contestants compete to become ‘The Spokesman’

Daybreak: Abbas Rejected Offer to Free Prisoners

Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more

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