An American Mother Visits Israel on a Mission

Sirens blare as we fill out paperwork for my daughter to volunteer with the IDF

Israel Initiates Military Offensive Against Hamas

‘Operation Protective Edge’ a response to barrage of rocket fire from Gaza

The IDF Is Among the Greatest Armies in the World. But Can It Fight Facebook?

A social media mutiny is sweeping Israeli soldiers, leaving their commanders clueless

In 2000, a Newspaper Headline Opened a Wound in Israeli Society. It Still Hasn’t Healed.

The fight over alleged war crimes from 1948 is a window into the kaleidoscopic nature of history and memory in Israeli culture

What You Learn From IDF Krav Maga Masters

A violent kick to the groin and a punch to the back of the head, then lights out

In Fight Over Military Service, Israeli Lawmaker Suggests Ending Conscription for All

Moshe Feiglin knows upending the ‘people’s army’ is a long shot, but he’s not alone in arguing it’s the best way forward

Israel Launches Airstrikes Against Syria

Retaliation for yesterday’s bombing that injured four IDF soldiers

Bomb Wounds IDF Soldiers Near Syrian Border

Third incident in north of Israel in past two weeks

Celebrated IDF Soldier Meir Har-Zion Dies at 80

Elite unit fighter helped shape ethos of Israel’s army in its early years

Israel Passes Ultra-Orthodox Draft Law

Calls for quotas to gradually increase annual Haredi IDF enrollment numbers

Ultra-Orthodox in NYC Protest Israeli Draft Law

Tens of thousands flood lower Manhattan to challenge proposed legislation

Sex, Leave, and Videotape

Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home

Israel’s First-Ever Zombie Movie Kills It With Cholent Joke

Fighting reanimated Hezbollah ghouls, the IDF’s heroes never lose their cool

Watching Tom Brady and Peyton Manning From a Remote IDF Outpost

An unexpected viewing of the rivals, who meet in Sunday’s AFC championship

Ariel Sharon: 1928-2014

One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great

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