Category Archives: Israeli Army

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 […]

 

74 Fun Facts About Israel in Honor of Independence Day

Apr 26, 2022  |  By Arik Barel

2022 marks 74 years since Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, declared independence on May 14, 1948 (the 5th of the Hebrew month of Iyar) in Tel Aviv only hours before the British Mandate was set to expire. Ben-Gurion was also fighting the clock as it was a Friday afternoon, and Shabbat was only hours away. The 5th of Iyar has been celebrated every year as Israel’s Independence Day, also […]

 

Celebrating Egypt-Israel Peace: Israel’s First Iconic Peace Treaty

Mar 31, 2022  |  By Evelina G

A momentous international summit took place this week in Israel’s southern Negev desert, bringing together the foreign ministers of Israel and its recent Abraham Accords partners – the UAE, Bahrain, and Morocco – along with its oldest ally in the region, Egypt. It also just so happens to be the 43rd anniversary of the historic peace treaty between Israel and Egypt, which was signed on March 26, 1979. An unprecedented […]

 

The Secrets to Israel’s High Life Expectancy

Dec 26, 2021  |  By Evelina G

View of the Tel Aviv seaside Israelis are routinely ranked among the healthiest people in the world, with one of the highest life expectancies. Find out why, and learn the secrets of the Israeli diet and lifestyle that you too can adopt for the New Year! The average life expectancy for Israelis as of 2021 is 83.2 years – that’s higher than in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, […]