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Photo Friday: If I Forget You, Jerusalem

To celebrate Jerusalem Day, we share a historic photo from 1967 showing a paratrooper who helped recapture the Holy City getting married at its most holy site, the Western Wall.

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The IDF Rabbi at Jerusalem’s Western Wall

Rabbi Shlomo Goren was an Israeli military veteran and Chief Rabbi of the IDF, which found him blowing the shofar in a reunified Jerusalem after the Six-Day War.

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Israel and Hezbollah Brace for War

Twenty years after the IDF withdrew from Lebanon, the Israeli military is readying for conflict with Hezbollah, the Lebanese terror group.

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Moshe Dayan, Symbol of the IDF

Moshe Dayan was an Israeli military hero and a symbol of the Jewish state's victory during the Six-Day War.

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Palmach: The Birth of Israel’s Elite Fighting Force

Formed as the fighting force of the Haganah (the precursor to the IDF), the Palmach defended pre-state Israelis and many of its members served Israel once she won her independence.

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IDF Soldier Killed in West Bank Raid

Twenty-one-year-old Amit Ben-Ygal was a month from finishing his service, which had long been his "dream."

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Photo Friday: In His Word I Put My Hope

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin led a ceremony during the coronavirus pandemic to honor Israel's fallen at the Western Wall on Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Memorial Day.

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Photo Friday: Mighty Is the Army That Obeys His Command

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu checked in via video link with Lone Soldiers stationed around the Holy Land.

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One of Israel’s Finest Sons

The older brother of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yoni Netanyahu was known for his role as commander of the elite IDF commando unit Sayeret Matkal.

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Our Place Is Here

Yigal Allon served Israel for decades, as a Palmach commander, IDF general, Knesset member, and acting Prime Minister.

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IDF Pounds Islamic Jihad

After rockets continue to pound southern Israel, the Israeli military targeted the terror group's Gaza facilities.

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Dado of the IDF

David "Dado" Elazar made aliyah as a boy and after fighting for Israel's independence, worked his way to the top of the Israeli military ranks.

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