Today is Memorial Day for Israel’s fallen soldiers whose place of burial is unknown. This day was fixed by the Military Chief Rabbinate on the seventh on the Hebrew month Adar, the same day as the birth and death of the biblical leader Moses, who’s place of burial is unknown […]
The unbelievable moment Holocaust survivor Lila sees her grandson flying over her home in Israel. Source: Israel Defense Forces
Good morning from El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines Source: @bentzis @belevechad
This is Izzy Karten, born and raised in New York City, Izzy is a student at USC currently serving in the Israel Defense Forces. His grandparents, Holocaust survivors Julia and Isidore Karten, fought as Jewish partisans in the Swirz Forest in Eastern Galicia. Thank you, Izzy, for your service and […]
???????????? This is what the ultimate victory looks like: A Holocaust survivor sits with his 5th grandchild currently serving in the Israel Defense Forces. Source: @hen_gal
???? Proud father Harry Karten surprises his son Izzy, an IDF lone soldier who moved from New York City to Israel this year. Izzy was named after his grandfather Isidore Karten z’l who was a Partisan Fighter against the Nazis during World War II. Thank you for your service Izzy! […]
♥️ These Israel Defense Forces soldiers donated their hair to make wigs for children who have lost their hair during treatment.
Holocaust survivor Hanna Tessler holding the hand of her granddaughter, Israel Defense Forces soldier Shira Tessler, during this year’s annual Yom HaShoah ceremony at Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem. Photo: Abir Sultan AFP News Agency Getty Images Source: American Society for Yad Vashem Young Leadership Associates
Check out how the Israel Defense Forcestransports a Torah! Tomorrow night we begin the holiday of Shavuot which marks the day we received the #Torah. Wishing everyone a Shabbat Shalom and Happy Holiday
On June 5, 1967, a war began between Israel and three neighboring countries, Egypt, Jordan and Syria. Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War, 52 years ago, became a defining moment for the young country. David Rubinger documented those crucial days. His images have become a symbol of Israel. Source: Government […]
#AmYisraelChai ✡️ #YomHaShoah Source: Rubi Hammerschlag
???????? פסח שמח! Happy Passover from the Israel Defense Forces
???????? #Brothers That was then, this is now ♥️ From kindergarten to the IDF #thenandnow Source: @beny_alamne @idftweets
37 years later… In 1982 Israel Defense Forces Sergeant Zachary Baumel went missing. His tank was hit and captured in Syria during the battle of Sultan Yacoub on the 6th day of the First Lebanon War. For 37 years we have been praying for answers. Fast forward to today, an […]
???????? Check out this beautiful family, brothers and sister: Then and Now ♥️ Source: Israel Defense Forces
“This is my baby brother. He’s getting married, G-d willing, this Sunday. Right now he’s wet, cold and tired serving our country (Israel) for miluim duties hoping we don’t go to war. We don’t want to go to war but we have a right to defend ourselves.” – @salonleah Let’s […]
CONDOLENCES: Michel Bacos Bacos, the captain of Air France flight 139 hijacked to Entebbe in 1976, was awarded a medal by the Israeli government for refusing to leave his Jewish passengers behind. When the terrorists released their non-Jewish hostages and offered to release Bacos and his crew, he refused and […]
???????? העומדים על משמר ארצנו ♥️ Our guardians, thanks for keeping us safe! Source: Bentzi Sasson
Happy #Purim! This is the cutest solider salute I have ever seen! Source: @davidaweke @idflover
???? Who knew! Source: UberFacts
♥️ MAZAL TOV: Captain Matan was part of Israel’s humanitarian delegation which provided aid to Brazil following the dam collapse. Matan arrived back in Israel and proposed to his fiancée Danielle right there on the runway. She said Yes!
After flying to Brazil as part of an Israel Defense Forces aid mission following the tragic dam collapse, one of our soldiers from the K9 Oketz Unit rests alongside her loyal companion on the trip back to Israel.
Shalom from Israel ???????? Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel.
85 soldiers were walking through Jerusalem. Their commanding officer stopped at a falafel place and asked for 85 falafels… As he tried to pay, the store refused to accept his money. The officer said, you didn’t hear what I ordered. I ordered EIGHTY FIVE falafels. The store owner said – […]
♥️ Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel.
CONDOLENCES: IDF soldiers, Sergeant Yovel Moryosef, 20 and Corporal Yosef Cohen, 19 were both killed today during the shooting attack in Israel’s Asaf Junction. ???? May their memories be a blessing
It’s Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and I’m in Israel, but not alone. I met up with the Nefesh B’Nefesh-FIDF Lone Soldiers, who also are not alone. There was one soldier in particular that I was fortunate to meet. Meir and Sarah Riebenfeld narrowly escaped Nazi Germany in 1936 to build […]
???????? #prayforisrael Israel Defense Forces soldier praying near the border of Sderot, Israel. Source: Vos Iz Neias
???? Overnight, during operational activity in Gaza, an exchange of fire broke out, killing IDF officer, Lt. Col. M and injuring an additional officer. May his memory be a blessing. Source: Israel Defense Forces