Film Offers Grunt’s-Eye View of IDF Life

Beneath the Helmet shows the physical and emotional trials of basic training

Why Great Palestinian Victories Are Worse Than Defeats

Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal

An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth

A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters

Letter From an IDF Soldier in Gaza

‘None of us wanted war, but when Israel was under attack we were proud to be able to defend the country we love’

Latest Ceasefire Collapses as Rockets Fired at Israel

Gaza health officials report two children injured in retaliatory Israeli air strikes

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

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