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  • The Silver Platter: Sacrifice, Bereavement, Remembrance, and the Israeli Nation State

    By Jeremy Elster

    June 11, 2014 | 5:04 am

    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...

  • Life without Keren: an interview with Rivana Tendler, who lost her daughter in Second Lebanon War

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 2, 2014 | 8:35 am

    On this Memorial Day, I would like to tell you the story of Sergeant Major Keren Tendler, who died on August 12, 2006, during the Second Lebanon War. Her mother, Rivana Tendler, told me the story of a bright young girl who suddenly was no more, and shared the reality of life...

  • Fire at Palestinians’ home seen as bid to avenge Israeli soldier’s murder

    November 14, 2013 | 9:40 am

    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...

  • REALITY CHECK! Which news site told you the truth about the murder in Israel today?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    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...

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  • Palestinian kills Israeli soldier on bus

    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...

  • Anat Kamm sues Haaretz newspaper for exposing her as source

    April 4, 2013 | 12:36 pm

    Anat Kamm, the Israeli soldier who was jailed for turning classified Israeli military documents over to a reporter, is suing the Israeli daily Haaretz and journalist Uri Blau for revealing her identity.

    Kamm filed a lawsuit Thursday with the Tel Aviv District Court, asking for...

  • All about my IDF (part two)

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 26, 2012 | 10:18 am

    I've wanted to tell you about my military service for a while now, but I never knew exactly what I want to say. However, since foreign media take a very negative, false approach towards the IDF, and more and more false accusations pop up every day, I feel I can't wait any longer...

  • Stevie Wonder cancels performance at Saban-Chaired FIDF Gala for IDF Soldiers

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 29, 2012 | 11:52 am

    Legendary pop musician Stevie Wonder has cancelled his performance scheduled for the Dec. 6 FIDF Gala in Los Angeles saluting IDF Soldiers. The event is sponsored by philanthropists Haim and Cheryl Saban.

    The 25-time Grammy winner was to appear for an expected 1,200 FIDF...

  • Seven days into Pillar of Defence- which news websites tell you the truth?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 20, 2012 | 9:30 am

    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...

  • Three soldiers wounded in Gaza rocket attack

    November 16, 2012 | 9:47 am

    Three Israeli soldiers were lightly injured by a Palestinian rocket attack on the northern Negev.

    The rockets landed on Friday afternoon, moderately wounding one soldier and causing minor injuries to the other two. All three were evacuated to Soroka hospital in Be´er Sheva, an...

  • The complexity of the “Gilad Shalit” issue

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 24, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Gilad Shalit is one of the most sensitive topics in the Israeli discussion. It is the one thing we all agree on, but also one of the many things we have a disagreement on. The only problem is, it is very hard to disagree on such a delicate issue.


    The moment he was taken, there...

  • Gilad Shalit’s first full interview

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 18, 2012 | 1:34 pm

    A year after his return home, Gilad Shalit gave his very first full interview about his time in captivity and the emotional return home. The documentary film: Gilad Shalit- In front of the camera, was created by Tal Goren and Tamar Pross, and was aired on the Israeli Channel 10, on...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 8, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Israeli achievement at the Computer Olympics: students from 81 countries worldwide competed in Italy on various computer-related tasks such as solving complex algorithms. The level of problems the contestants solved was higher than what grad-school computer students are facing in...

  • Ex-Israeli soldier Anat Kamm appeals prison sentence

    July 16, 2012 | 4:18 pm

    Former Israeli soldier Anat Kamm, who turned classified military documents over to a reporter, has appealed her 4 1/2-year prison sentence.

    Kamm, who entered the Neve Tirza prison in Ramle last November, has asked Israel’s Supreme Court to reduce her sentence, according to Ynet,...

  • Demjanjuk’s death hastened by medication, complaint says

    June 14, 2012 | 1:54 pm

    An attorney for convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk filed a complaint with German prosecutors claiming that his death was hastened by medication administered at a nursing home in Bavaria.

    Ulrich Busch asked prosecutors in Rosenheim, Bavaria, in a 12-page complaint to open an...

  • Photo of gay soldiers on IDF Facebook page causes stir

    June 12, 2012 | 10:54 am

    A photo posted on the Israel Defense Forces website in honor of Pride Month, showing two male soldiers in uniform holding hands, has caused a stir.

    The photo posted Monday and captioned “It’s Pride Month. Did you know that the IDF treats all of its soldiers equally?” had garnered...

  • Israeli soldiers injured by Palestinian snipers

    May 23, 2012 | 10:49 am

    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.

  • Israeli officer who hit activist suspended pending investigation

    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...

  • Israeli soldier stabbed in Ramallah

    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...

  • Shootings upend French election, Sarkozy gains

    March 22, 2012 | 12:32 pm

    The shootings of French soldiers and Jewish schoolchildren by a home-grown Islamist gunman killed by police have upended France’s election campaign and resurrected conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy’s prospects.

    The first opinion poll to be taken since Mohamed Merah, 23,...

  • Investigator: French gunman planned to kill soldier, policemen

    March 21, 2012 | 11:20 am

    A gunman suspected of killing seven people in southwest France in the name of al Qaeda had planned to kill another soldier and two police officials before he was surrounded by police in an early morning raid on Wednesday, an investigator said.

    Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said...

  • Shalit visits family of slain tank commander

    January 31, 2012 | 3:07 pm

    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.

  • Haredi man indicted for harrasment after insulting female Israeli soldier on bus

    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...

  • Israel arrests troops for anti-Palestinian vandalism

    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...

  • IDF soldier shoots Israeli settler

    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...

  • Gilad Shalit undergoes surgery to repair abduction injuries

    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.

  • Ex-soldier Anat Kamm sentenced for stealing classified documents

    October 31, 2011 | 9:13 am

    Former Israeli soldier Anat Kamm, who turned classified military documents over to a reporter, was sentenced to 54 months in jail.

    The 4.5-year sentence and 18-month probation, announced Sunday in Tel Aviv District Court, is much less than the 15 years requested by prosecutors.

    Her...

  • Shalits trying to adjust to new normal

    October 24, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    A week after Gilad Shalit returned to Israel after being held in captivity for more than five years in Gaza, things were getting back to normal at the Shalit family home—sort of.

    The Israel Police said they would remove a barrier placed in front of the family’s house in Mitzpe...

  • Egypt reportedly ready to free Ilan Grapel in prisoner swap with Israel

    October 16, 2011 | 6:01 pm

    Egypt will reportedly release dual American-Israeli citizen Ilan Grapel in a prisoner exchange deal with Israel.

    The swap will occur after the Israel-Hamas prisoner swap to free captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, which is scheduled to take place Tuesday, the Egyptian Ahram...

  • IDF discloses soldier killed by friendly fire in south Israel terror attack

    August 26, 2011 | 3:00 pm

    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...

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