Today’s video report takes it’s name from Polish Israeli poet Natan Alterman. The report, and the poem, addresses the concept of sacrifice and bereavement by Israeli soldiers that has become a strong part of the Israeli national ethos. Alterman’s poem “The Silver Platter” was...
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Five Palestinians were treated for smoke inhalation after their home was set ablaze in a “price tag” attack believed to be in revenge for an Israeli soldier’s murder.
“Regards from Eden, Revenge” was spray-painted on the house, which is located in a Palestinian village northeast...
November 13, 2013 | 12:30 pm
"An Israeli soldier died after he was stabbed multiple times in the neck Wednesday morning by a Palestinian youth on a bus at the central bus station in Afula." This horrifying story, as described on Times of Israel shocked my country today.
The news spread this morning, leaving...
November 13, 2013 | 12:09 pm
An 18-year-old Israeli soldier was stabbed to death on a bus in northern Israel by a Palestinian teenager.
Police are calling the Wednesday morning incident in Afula a terrorist attack.
The soldier was stabbed several times in the neck on a bus traveling from Nazareth to Tel...
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It's been seven days now since operation Pillar of Defense got the green light. For seven days, missiles have been fired at both Israel and Gaza, and people have been suffering from both physical and mental injuries. Honestly, nothing's really changed in the last seven days. The...
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Two Israeli soldiers were injured by Palestinian snipers near the Gaza border.
The soldiers were conducting routine patrols Wednesday near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Israeli soldiers returned fire, according to the Israel Defense Forces.
Last week, Palestinians also fired on Israeli soldiers working on the Israeli side of the border fence.
April 16, 2012 | 9:40 am
A senior Israeli military officer caught on tape hitting an activist in the face with the butt of his rifle has been suspended pending the results of an investigation.
The International Solidarity Movement posted on YouTube a video of the incident, which took place Saturday during a...
March 27, 2012 | 10:43 am
An Israeli soldier was attacked and stabbed by a group of Palestinians during an operation in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
The soldier following Monday night’s attack was taken to Hadassah-Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem and is in stable condition.
Gunfire from Israeli...
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Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit visited the family of his tank commander, who was killed in the same incident in which Shalit was captured.
Shalit visited the family of Hanan Barak at their home in Arad on Sunday, Ynet reported Tuesday. He told the family that he loved Barak.
The family told Ynet that the visit gave them “closure.”
Shalit’s parents regularly attend the annual memorial service held for Barak.
December 29, 2011 | 12:24 pm
A haredi Orthodox man who insulted a female soldier after she refused to sit in the back of a city bus was charged with sexual harassment.
Shlomo Fuchs, 44, was indicted in a Jerusalem court Thursday, a day after he was arrested by Jerusalem police for calling the soldier, Doron...
December 6, 2011 | 2:09 pm
Three Israeli soldiers were arrested on Tuesday for suspected involvement in pro-settler vandalism and arson, the military said, following a series of attacks in the West Bank that have exacerbated tensions with Palestinians.
Mosques have been torched, graffiti daubed, and...
November 11, 2011 | 10:19 am
An Israeli soldier shot and killed an Israeli settler who failed to stop at a checkpoint.
Dan Mertzbach, a rabbi from Otniel, was killed early Friday morning in the southern Hebron region of the West Bank. Mertzbach was reportedly leaving his village when he failed to stop at a...
November 4, 2011 | 9:43 am
Gilad Shalit has undergone surgery to repair wounds from his 2006 abduction.
The successful surgery Friday at Rambam Hospital in Haifa removed seven pieces of shrapnel in Shalit’s hand, according to news reports.
Shalit was released from captivity two and a half weeks ago in exchange for over a thousand Palestinian prisoners. He will spend his second weekend of freedom at Rambam for observation.
Earlier this week, a lawmaker from the haredi Orthodox Shas Party, Menshulam Nahiri, criticized Shalit for not spending his first weekend in synagogue.
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An Israel Defense Forces investigation into the terrorist attacks on Israel’s south on August 18, has revealed that Golani Brigade soldier, Staff Sgt. Moshe Naftali, who died in the attack, was killed by friendly fire.
Golani Brigade commander, Colonel Ofek Buchris, met Friday with...