IDF, Israel-Gaza War
Awful: Number of IDF soldiers injured since 1948 tops 70,000 for the first time 

Record number of disabled IDF soldiers treated amid growing mental health crisis.

Gila Isaacson | 18.06.24


IDF Veterans with PTSD decry severe neglect at state control committee meeting 

Veterans voice frustration over lack of mental health support; calls for urgent reform and increased funding as Defense Ministry struggles to address growing PTSD crisis.

Gila Isaacson | 18.06.24


Eliran Mizrachi, IDF reservist who took his own life, to receive a military funeral

Eliran Mizrachi took his own life after being called up despite suffering from severe PTSD. He was initially denied a military funeral.

Gila Isaacson | 13.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Mental Health

Battlefront Trauma: Israeli Soldiers Face Looming PTSD Crisis

Experts Warn of an impending mental health catastrophe as troops endure intense combat and psychological strain.

Gila Isaacson, JFeed Staff | 10.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Mental Health

Defense Ministry issues call for technologies and methods to help diagnose and treat post-battle trauma

The methods and technology arose from an acute need driven by the war in Gaza, not just for individual soldiers, but for the army and families and communities as a whole.

Avi Woolf | 17.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, PTSD

IDF opens new mental health center to help provide rapid treatment for battle trauma

According to the IDF, some 85% of soldiers who needed treatment for battle response ended up being fit to return to their units.

Avi Woolf | 28.02.24


Looking danger in the eye: the IDF's new app for preventing PTSD

The IDF has developed an app with Tel Aviv University for preventing PTSD among soldiers, based on teaching them to face danger rather than try and divert attention from it.

Avi Woolf | 13.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Wounded, PTSD

Israel Faces Major Challenges With Surge of Wounded and Post-Traumatic Soldiers

Some 4,600 soldiers have been wounded since the beginning of the war, with about 60 added every day. 20% of them suffer from PTSD-related ailments.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24