Category Archives: Israeli Army

Commemorating Israel’s Six-Day War

Jun 08, 2022  |  By Evelina G

It’s the anniversary of Israel’s famous Six-Day War, which took place June 5-10, 1967 – an occasion to honor the Israel Defense Forces and the brave soldiers who brought unprecedented security to Israel, unified Jerusalem, and inspired Zionism and Jewish pride all over the world! The Six Day War was launched preemptively by Israel against its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, and Syria after months of dangerous tensions and mobilization on all […]

 

Celebrating Jerusalem Day

May 24, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Yom Yerushalayim 2022, also known as Jerusalem Day, will be celebrated in Israel from sundown on Saturday, May 28 to sundown on May 29.  Some Jewish communities outside of Israel celebrate Yom Yerushalayim as well, and it has become an occasion for Jews around the world to display their unity, Jewish pride, and love for Jerusalem and the Land of Israel. Whether you grew up celebrating Jerusalem Day or are […]

 

Lag BaOmer and Celebrating Zionism and Jewish Pride

May 17, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Wednesday night, May 18th, is the start of Lag BaOmer 2022 – one of the most mystical and lesser-known of Jewish holidays.  Learn about its origins and meaning, as well as its poignant connection to the Israeli Army, modern Zionism, and expressions of Jewish pride! Lag BaOmer origins & meaning Lag BaOmer, also sometimes written as Lag B’Omer, means literally “the 33rd of Omer” and is a holiday punctuating the period […]

 

10 Incredible Facts About the Israel Defense Forces

May 02, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Israel’s army continuously comes out in full force against all kinds of threats against the Jewish state. Known as the Israel Defense Forces, or the IDF, the Israeli Army works year-round and around the clock to ensure that the Jewish state is kept strong and safe and that its borders are always secure. You probably know that serving in the Israeli military is mandatory for most citizens, and that most Israelis […]