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Welcome to the Israel Defense Forces' Official Pinterest page, where you will find the most recent photos on all aspects of the IDF. Like, repin and comment on

Throughout the year, our soldiers work nonstop to protect Israel and its civilians. Today, during the first week of the Jewish year, we remain steadfast in our mission to protect Israel. We wish you all a calm and peaceful week.

Nahal #soldiers finish their #beret #march just in time to watch the #sun rise over #Masada. #Israel #sunrise

What a great day to #rise with the #sun! Wishing a good one to you and to all our #soldiers who stayed up through the #night to keep #Israel safe. #PhotoOfTheDay

They are #fearless as they #follow in the #footsteps of their #friends. They know that each step brings them closer to their highest potential. #soldiers #blue #silhouette

This #sailor finished his officers course and asked his #girlfriend to #marry him at the #graduation #ceremony. As #happy couples everywhere celebrate their #love, we wish you both a #Shabbat #Shalom and a Happy #ValentinesDay!

A group of #fierce #female and #male combat #soldiers are charged with protecting Israelis who live near the #Gaza border from the constant threat of sniper fire, kidnapping and bombings. Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/...

Staff Sergeant Brown used to just visit #Israel on vacation. He left #Greece to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by becoming an Israeli soldier. Now he calls Israel home. READ MORE: www.idfblog.com/...

Four years ago the #IDF sent a #humanitarian delegation of #soldiers and civilians to #Haiti following the #earthquake. Here are four #inspiring stories. READ MORE: www.idfblog.com/...

Updates to all the work of the IDF aid delegation in the #Philippines #Baby #newborn #IDF #Israel

The #IDF marks one year since it launched Operation Pillar of Defense, a widespread campaign designed to combat #Gaza #terrorism and defend #Israelis living under rocket fire. #Israel #IsraelDefenseForces #IsraeliArmy #Army #Military #rockets #oneyear #news #Hamas

The Israel Navy’s growing fleet of submarines is vital for Israel's security. Meet the men who will operate them.

Unfortunately for the Syrians of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Brig. Gen. (res) Uri Manus was born to command.

Before Eid il-Adha, the Herev Battalion gathered its bereaved families to remember those lost defending Israel.

The Women of the War: A Rare Glimpse into the Work of Female Israeli Soldiers in the 1973 Yom Kippur War

5,549 trucks carrying 155,312 tons of goods entered #Gaza from #Israel through the Kerem Shalom Crossing in September. Among the goods were construction materials, medical equipment, food and livestock.

As a new security fence rises along the #Israeli-#Syrian border, soldiers put a test version of it through a variety of potential emergency scenarios. The verdict? #Israel's northern border is stronger than ever.

They marched overnight, for fifteen hours, with 20 kilogram packs on their backs. But these Nahal Brigade soldiers tried their best not to think about themselves. Their goal: to help their fellow soldiers across the finish line.

There's a lot more that goes behind shooting a weapon. Sgt. Sarit Petersen, lone soldier and IDF shooting instructor, holds her own with the best of them - teaching the IDF's elite units how to aim with accuracy. www.idfblog.com/... #Israel #IDF #Israeldefenseforces #Israelisoldier #military #Israeliarmy

3 #YomKippur War Stories that Will Leave You Stunned

The IDF’s #Military Advocate General Corps is tasked with ensuring that the military adheres to #Israeli and international #law. This unique unit – the only one in the IDF not subordinate to the Chief of the General Staff – exemplifies the Israeli Army’s mission of acting within and upholding the pillars of #justice.

What is the only thing that can make a #Jewish mother prouder than a son who is both a lawyer and an engineer? When he joins the Israel Air Force. Read more: www.idfblog.com/...

“My name is Ben Levy, I was born with cerebral palsy and I’ll be 20 in a month. From a young age it was clear to me that I wanted to be a soldier. At home, they always taught me to serve the country and to give of myself as much as I can. Two years ago, I got an exemption from the army, but my affair with the IDF had only just begun. Last week, I enlisted in the #IDF for a full two years of service.”