First-ever virtual FIDF national gala - watch live

Join the first-ever FIDF gala featuring top-ranked army officials and the stories of those who give their lives and save the lives of the people of Israel.

FIDF names Steven Weil new CEO

Weil succeeds Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir, who has led FIDF for the previous six years.

Minister Yoaz Hendel runs 5K with incoming lone soldiers

A group of some 80 young men and women will soon enlist as Lone Soldiers, joining 3,500 Lone Soldiers from around the world under the Nefesh B’Nefesh-Friends of the IDF (FIDF) Lone Soldiers Program.

Largest IDF synagogue opened in southern Israel

The inauguration of this new building took place on Tuesday, and was attend by FIDF Executive Director in Israel.

Friends of IDF to conduct virtual Independence and Remembrance Day events

The virtual events are only expected to last one hour, and are part of the FIDF's digital alternatives to community events and galas across diaspora communities.

270 FIDF IMPACT! Israeli veterans run Tel Aviv Marathon

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces IMPACT! program, which was founded 18 years ago in 2002, has provided 16,130 veterans $185 million worth of four-year scholarships.

State treasurer from Kansas visits IDF troops

Jake LaTurner, Kansas's state treasurer, recently visited the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) Yehuda Regional Brigade base near Jerusalem earlier this month.

FIDF leads delegation of Florida businessmen to IDF base

The visit was hosted by FIDF supporter and philanthropist Alan Ginsburg as part of a mission trip aimed at giving the guests an inside look into the IDF.

Wounded IDF vets to ride bikes with FIDF supporters

The cross-country bike ride will take place November 2-8 and the organization expects more than 50 American participants.

FIDF New York Gala raises $37 million

The Friends of the IDF event raised donations for various programs for soldiers and veterans.

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