paratroopers


Six-Day War, Western Wall, Yitzhak Yifat
Six-Day War paratrooper from iconic photo passes away

The celebrated photograph at the Western Wall was taken shortly after its recapture by Israeli forces in the Six-Day War.

Avi Nachmani | 08.07.24

Moving Meeting

Moving: Father Meets His Paratrooper Son and Bursts into Tears

A fighter from a paratrooper battalion met his father after 75 days and the meeting between them did not leave a single dry eye. At the meeting, the father hugged his son and asked God that all the soldiers would return safely.

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| Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 21.12.23

IDF Spokesman's Comments

IDF Spokesman on the Paratroopers: We Made a Mistake and We will Correct it

Brigadier General Daniel Hagari commented on the delay in letting the paratrooper brigade out for a refreshment after 75 consecutive days of fighting: "We made a mistake, we will fix it"; on the leaking of the quotes from the cabinet: "damaging the strength of the state."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 19.12.23

Week of Battles

Watch: Paratroopers in a Week of Battles in Zeytun and Shejaiya

The paratroopers haven't gone home for more than two months, and in a week of fighting in the heart of the Zeytun and Shajaiya neighborhoods, they managed to encounter terrorists, expose and destroy tunnels, lathes for the production of rockets and ammunition.

JFeed Staff | 12.12.23

Paratroopers Battle Team Attacked

Watch: The Paratroopers Blow Up the Hamas Intelligence Headquarters

The fighters of the paratroopers battle team attacked the Tel El Ava neighborhood. In addition the fighters raided the Gaza City Brigade post and the Hamas military intelligence office. View the documentation.

Simcha Raz, JFeed Staff | 22.11.23

Six People Saved

The Fallen Fighter Saved Six People After his Death

The late paratrooper Yehonatan Yitzhak Samo was seriously injured in a battle in the center of the Gaza Strip and was transferred to Beilinson Hospital. The doctors fought for his life and in the end he was declared brain dead. His organs saved no less than six people.

Guy Ezra, JFeed Staff | 19.11.23