Israel Defense Forces
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; Hebrew: צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל  Tzva Hahagana LeYisra'el , lit. "The Army of Defense for Israel", Arabic: جيش الدفاع الإسرائيلي‎), commonly kn...
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History of the Israel Defense Forces
The history of the Israel Defense Forces is intertwined with history of the establishment of the Haganah after which the latter disbanded.
Following the 1947 UN Partition Plan, which divided the B...
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Wars involving Israel
Since its establishment in 1948, the State of Israel has fought seven recognized wars, two Palestinian intifadas, and a series of armed conflicts in the broader Arab-Israeli conflict.
Israel has b...
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Israel Defense Forces ranks
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has a unique rank structure. Because the IDF is an integrated force, ranks are the same in all services (there is no differentiation between army, navy, air force, etc....
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Israel Defense Forces insignia
This page details the uniforms and insignia of the Israel Defense Forces, excluding rank insignia. For ranks, see Israel Defense Forces ranks and insignia.
The Israel Defense Forces has several ty...
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Conscription in Israel
Conscription exists in Israel for all Israeli citizens over the age of 18, although non-Druze Arab citizens of Israel are exempt; other exceptions are made on religious, physical or psychological grou...
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Women in the Israel Defense Forces
Women in the Israeli Defense Forces are female soldiers who serve in the Israel Defense Forces. Israel is the one of only a few countries in the world (along with Norway and Eritrea) with a mandatory...
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Sexual orientation and military service

The LGBT Military Index is an index created by The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies that uses 19 indicative policies and best practices to rank over 100 countries on the inclusion of lesbi...
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Israel - United States military relations
Military relations between Israel and the United States have been consistently close, reflecting shared security interests in the Middle East. A major purchaser and user of U.S. military equipment, Is...
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India-Israel relations
India–Israel relations refers to the bilateral ties between the Republic of India and the State of Israel. The two countries enjoy an extensive economic, military and strategic relationship.India is t...
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Germany-Israel relations
Germany–Israel relations refers to the diplomatic relationship between Israel and Germany. At first, Israel refused to establish relations with Germany due to the Hitler regime's genocide of 6 million...
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Israel - United Kingdom relations
Israel–United Kingdom relations, or Anglo-Israeli relations, refers to diplomatic and commercial ties between the United Kingdom and Israel. The United Kingdom maintains an embassy in Tel Aviv and co...
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People's Republic of China - Israel relations
China–Israel relations are diplomatic, economic cultural ties between the People's Republic of China and the State of Israel. Israel was the first country in the Middle East to recognize the PRC as th...
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Israel-Turkey relations
Israeli–Turkish relations refer to the bilateral ties between Israel and Turkey. Israel–Turkey relations were formalized in March 1949. Turkey was the first Muslim majority country to recognize the St...
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Israeli Air Force
The Israeli Air Force (IAF; זְרוֹעַ הַאֲוִויר וְהַחָלָל, Zroa HaAvir VeHahalal, "Air and Space Arm", commonly known as חֵיל הַאֲוִויר, Kheil HaAvir, "Air Corps") operates as the aerial warfare branch ...
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