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Israeli Soldiers

Israeli Soldier's Ham Sandwich Will No Longer Get Him Thrown In Prison

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) A U.S.-born Israeli soldier who brought a ham sandwich to his army base was initially sentenced to 11 days in a military prison before...

Israeli Soldier Stabbed, Palestinian Suspect Arrested

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A Palestinian stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli soldier near a Tel Aviv train station on Mo...

A Look At The Israeli Soldiers Captured In The Past

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured o...

Report: Hamas Military Wing Claims Capture Of An Israeli Soldier

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 20 (Reuters) - Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier...

What if Your Home Was Turned into an Israeli Firing Zone?

Sunjeev Bery | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Sunjeev Bery

Even as President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry speak in favor of a peace agreement, the U.S.-subsidized Israeli military is subjecting Palestinians to ongoing human rights abuses.

Palestinian Kills Israeli Soldier In West Bank Village

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian lured an Israeli soldier to a village in the West Bank and killed him with the intention of trading the body for his brothe...

It's Mostly Punishment

Oded Na'aman | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Oded Na'aman

It is true that Israel officially disengaged from the Gaza Strip in August 2005, withdrawing its ground troops and evacuating the Israeli settlements there. But the testimonies of Israeli army veterans expose the truth of that "disengagement."

The View From Here: A Nation's Lonely Eyes

Julie Gray | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Julie Gray

People often ask me what it's like to live in Israel, with constant, existential threats. It's frightening.

WATCH: Supporters Of Captured Israeli Soldier Plan To Rally For His Release

Posted 08.24.2011 | World

Five years after the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit by Hamas, supporters plan to rally for his release. WATCH: Five Y...

Israel Observes Memorial Day

Posted 07.09.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel came to a standstill Sunday as air raid sirens sounded across the country for one minute after nightfall to mark the beginni...

Corporal S, Israeli Soldier, Jailed Over Palestinian Photo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Israeli soldier known only as "Corporal S" was jailed today after humiliating photos of Palestinian prisoners were found on his cell phone, reports...

Israeli Army: Gaza War Soldier Faces Manslaughter Charge

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military indicted a soldier Tuesday on a charge of manslaughter during last year's war in the Gaza Strip – the mos...

Israeli Soldiers Killed Unarmed Palestinians Carrying White Flags: Rights Group

AP | JEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A new report by Human Rights Watch charged Thursday that Israeli soldiers killed eleven unarmed Palestinian civilians who were carry...

Breaking The Silence: Former Israeli Soldiers Call Gaza War Reckless

AP | STEVE WEIZMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli soldiers who fought in last winter's Gaza War say the military used Palestinians as human shields, improperly fired incendia...

Former Israeli Soldiers Report: Reactions (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On Wednesday July 15, a group of Israeli reservists called Breaking the Silence released a report including anonymous interviews by former Israeli sol...

An Ugly and Symptomatic Consequence of Israel's Palestinian Occupation

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Schwartz

A T-shirt from the Givati Brigade's Shaked battalion shows a pregnant Palestinian woman with a bull's-eye superimposed on her belly, with the slogan, in English, "1 shot, 2 kills."

Israeli Soldiers Speak Out About Their Actions In Gaza

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

During Operation Cast Lead, Israeli forces killed Palestinian civilians under permissive rules of engagement and intentionally destroyed their propert...

Making Money at Any Cost

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Once we produce billionaires without values, there is no telling where their voraciousness will stop.

Finding a Wall of Paranoia and Fear in Israel

Zaina Arafat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zaina Arafat

Traveling through Israel and the West Bank is an especially unpredictable experience for me. The Israeli soldiers who patrol the checkpoints can choose to treat me as either an American or as a Palestinian.

Hezbollah Prisoner Exchange Approved By Israeli Cabinet

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government agreed Sunday to free a Lebanese gunman convicted in one of the grisliest attacks in the country's history in...