IDF

Photo

A Conflict Photographer Captures Boys on the Precipice of Manhood

Amit Elkayam​'s tender photos offer an intimate look at young American men as they transition into adults.
Clara Mokri
9.13.18
Stuff

Israelis Share the Stories They Made Up to Dodge Military Service

In a country with conscription for every man and woman, you have to tell tall tales to get out of the army.
Dalia Mandel
7.8.16
Travel

The Oppressive Architecture of the West Bank

A look at life inside Hebron, where Palestinians' everyday lives are hemmed in by a system of soldiers, checkpoints, barricades, and violence.
Molly Crabapple
8.24.15
MILITARY

Why One Israeli Soldier Paid the Price for Going 'Whole Hog'

One soldier who recently moved to Israel to volunteer for military service in the IDF’s commander training course was shocked to find himself threatened with jail after returning with tasty items from his sweet grandmother.
Alex Swerdloff
6.8.15
palestine

It’s Increasingly Unsafe to Farm or Fish in Gaza

Gazan residents say that farming and fishing in the area are dangerous endeavors, alleging that Israeli forces routinely open fire on them when they attempt to work their land or fish their waters.
Lauren Rothman
3.4.15
Culture

Israeli Military Prepares for Cyberwar by Staging an Alien Invasion

It was basically "Independence Day."
Emanuel Maiberg
2.26.15
News

The Canadian Veteran Who Fought the Islamic State Is Back Home

Dillon Hillier, a Canadian combat veteran who jumped on a plane from Calgary to fight alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga has returned home, according to a Facebook post from his father.
Ben Makuch
1.28.15
News

This Canadian-Israeli Woman Is Fighting the Islamic State with the Kurds

Earlier today, reports emerged from Israeli news agencies that a Canadian woman named Gill Rosenberg had joined Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to help them fight the Islamic State.
Ben Makuch
11.11.14
VICE News

Israel's Other Religious War: The Ultra Orthodox Versus the IDF

Ultra-Orthodox adherents of Judaism have long been exempt from military service in Israel, but lately this exception has sparked outrage from the secular majority.
VICE Staff
10.24.14
Canada

Canada Has Sold Millions in Military-Grade Hardware to Israel

Everything from "Software" to bombs and torpedoes.
Ben Makuch
8.11.14
News

Racists Are Rampaging Through Israel

Militarism and nationalism have always been part of the Israeli education system—embedded in history books, on maps on the walls, in cartoons of Palestinians on camels—but things seem to have gone further under Netanyahu’s watch.
Philip Kleinfeld
8.1.14
Canada

The Gaza Conflict Is Fuelling Israeli Weapons Sales

Top Israeli defence contractor Elbit Systems has military tech is all over Gaza and its making them richer.
Ben Makuch
7.30.14
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