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  • Soldier who killed subdued Palestinian charged with manslaughter

    April 18, 2016 | 8:13 am

    The Israeli soldier who was captured on video shooting an already downed Palestinian assailant in the head was charged Monday with manslaughter.

    The charge in Jaffa Military Court marked the first time in over 10 years that an Israeli soldier has been charged with manslaughter...

  • Israel’s vicious video

    By Rob Eshman

    April 6, 2016 | 10:15 am

    BDS is the Next Big Fear gripping the Jewish world.

    But I want to devote this column to something terrible happening to Israel that has nothing to do with the international movement to Boycott, Sanction and Divest. What I’m worried about is just as terrible, if not more so —...

  • Soldier who killed wounded terrorist in Hebron ‘dangerous,’ prosecutor says

    April 1, 2016 | 8:23 am

    Prosecutors from Israel’s Military Advocate General appealed the release from prison of an Israeli soldier facing trial for killing a wounded Palestinian terrorist in Hebron.

    During deliberations Friday at a military tribunal in Tel Aviv over the appeal, head prosecutor Colonel...

  • Two stabbed in suspected terror attack in northern Israel

    October 8, 2015 | 10:56 am

    An Israeli soldier and a civilian were stabbed in a suspected terror attack in the northern Israeli city of Afula.

    Civilian bystanders restrained the assailant in the wake of the Thursday night attack and held him until police arrived, the Israel Police reported.

    The victims...

  • Debate rages over filmed confrontation between Palestinian activists and Israeli soldier

    September 1, 2015 | 9:12 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Images of an Israeli soldier grabbing a Palestinian child around the neck and pinning him to the ground, during an arrest in the West Bank have gone viral on the Internet. One version of the video, on the Tamimi Press Facebook page,...

  • Honoring Max Steinberg

    July 8, 2015 | 2:34 pm

    Family, friends and supporters of fallen Israeli soldier and Woodland Hills native Max Steinberg gathered on June 28 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel to commemorate a Torah in his honor.

    Families of Lone Soldiers (FOLS), an organization committed to supporting the loved ones of...

  • Israeli soldier caught beating Palestinian boy [VIDEO]

    August 5, 2013 | 10:03 am

    An Israeli soldier was caught on film kicking and hitting a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron.

    The video of the incident, which occurred on Saturday, was uploaded to YouTube by the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement on Sunday and by Monday afternoon had been...

  • Outcry over Israeli soldier’s photo of boy in crosshairs

    February 19, 2013 | 1:42 am

    An Israeli soldier has provoked an outcry by publishing a photograph that appeared to show the back of a Palestinian boy's head seen through the crosshairs of a rifle.

    Israel's army said on Tuesday it would hold an investigation into the conduct of the soldier, who posted the...

  • Saudi prince offers $900,000 for Israeli soldier

    October 30, 2011 | 1:10 pm

    A member of Saudi Arabia’s royal family has offered a $900,000 reward for the capture of an Israeli soldier.

    The offer, made Saturday by Prince Khaled bin Talal on a national television channel, comes days after prominent Saudi cleric Sheik Awadh al-Qarani floated a $100,000 offer...

  • Peres visits Shalit at home

    October 24, 2011 | 9:13 am

    Israeli President Shimon Peres visited Gilad Shalit at his home in northern Israel, the first Israeli official to visit since the soldier’s return.

    Peres traveled to Mitzpe Hila on Monday.

    “I came on behalf of the whole nation to tell you how happy we are to have you home,” Peres...

  • Israeli soldier killed during training

    June 3, 2010 | 11:37 am

    An Israeli Defense Forces soldier was killed in a training accident.

    The Givati Brigade unit was participating in a live-fire training session in the Negev Thursday morning. The soldier was shot in the back, according to reports.

    All Israeli military land training has been halted until more is known about the accident, Ynet reported.