Breaking the Silence deserves credit for exposing the Israeli public to accounts of how soldiers acted during the Gaza war. But Haim Watzman says it gets us no closer to determining whether the IDF violated the laws of war.
Judith Posner was elated when her son Eric returned to Israel after his yearlong backpacking trip to India. Then, the culture clash began.
Ultra-Orthodox leaders have convinced Benjamin Netanyahu to roll back laws that would have required all Israelis to serve in the military. Yeshiva students are celebrating their victory — as secular opponents fume over perceived injustice.
So, the Israel Defense Forces won’t be drafting haredi Orthodox Israelis, after all.
An Israel Defense Forces emergency aid mission to Nepal was delayed after a runway in the capital city of Kathmandu was damaged by aftershocks.
Brigadier-General Rachel Tevet-Vizel discusses navigating transgender issues, sexual harassment claims, and even special combat vests.
A Palestinian teenager died on Wednesday of a gunshot wound sustained a week ago during a confrontation with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials said.
The Israeli military is expected to decide shortly whether to launch a criminal probe into the implementation of the Hannibal directive on the day 1st Lt. Hadar Goldin was snatched into a tunnel during Operation Protective Edge last summer.
A scholarship endowment fund has been established in memory of Max Steinberg, an American lone soldier killed in Gaza during the summer’s Operation Protective Edge.
Israel Police arrested about 40 haredi Orthodox protesters in the southern city of Ashdod during a demonstration on behalf of four yeshiva students arrested for missing their army induction.