updated Mon. September 11, 2023
April 1, 2018
The first was in 1954, when a small team of paratroopers and soldiers from the Golani Brigade were captured by the Syrian army in the Golan Heights .... Barak once again gives new details, saying that in addition to airstrikes, the IDF planned to land “500 to 600 soldiers” from Israel's airborne units whoÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
In Our Hands is a docudrama relating the Battle for Jerusalem, part of the Six-Day War in 1967, from the perspective of Israel Defense Force's 55th Paratrooper Brigade. It highlights the brigade's role in the liberation of the city and combines re-enactments with interviews and archival footage. The screeningÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
As part of the ongoing Juniper Cobra 2018 exercises between the IDF and the United States military, IDF paratroopers have been training their counterparts in the U.S. Marines in the “lost art” of fighting in tunnels, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Over the past ten days, Israeli and U.S. forces haveÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave House Majority Whip Steve Scalise an Israel Defense Forces Paratroopers Brigade beret Tuesday to thank him for "standing with ... "I presented him with an IDF Paratroopers Brigade beret as a tribute to his dedication to standing with Israel," he continued.