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From Left to Right: IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, US Defense Secretary General James Mattis and

What makes US-Israel defense ties so 'rock solid'?

“The ties between our armies are very deep and very strong, even under Obama.”


IDF’s top lawyer comes out of closet

"When I was a young officer I was worried that if it was known I might have hit the glass ceiling, but today and since it has been known I have never felt it was an issue."

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Israeli Pride Times Two: LGBT and female combat soldiers

"It’s all about a person’s ability, not gender or sexual orientation.”

A female IDF soldier

Event to boost LGBT, female combat troops

The project, headed by Omer Nahmany, aims to promote and assist female and LGBT recruits toward meaningful experiences before, during and after their service.

An illustration of Malak al-Khatib posted by the Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights

IDF court lifts gag order on black-eye case of Palestinian girl

Al-Khatib's case has struck a chord with the Palestinians and many internationally because it is rare that Palestinian female minors are arrested.

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Police says evidence links IDF colonel to sex crimes against teen

The officer, who is 40, told the youth that he was only 37-years-old, and asked that he be referred to as “the officer.”

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60% of soldiers' complaints justified, new report says

Annual report by Soldiers' Complaints Commissioner found rise in mistreatment of subordinates by commanders, failures in delivering proper medical treatment.

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