IDF Update: September 2013

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The IDF mourned the death of two of its soldiers this month. Read more about them and take a look at the other challenges the IDF faced in September.

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IDF Update: September 2013

  1. 1. IDF UPDATE September 2013
  2. 2. . . . . . ... . . . . . . . Judea and Samaria: The threat of terror is always present This month, Israeli civilians and IDF patrols have been the victims of a number of violent incidents, many occurring in Judea and Samaria. • Firebombs were thrown at Israeli civilians or soldiers twenty times • Rocks were thrown at Israel civilians or soldiers twelve times The IDF made a number of weapons seizures during the month. • 5 military rifles and three explosive devices were found in the possession of Palestinians suspects
  3. 3. On September 20, Sergeant Tomer Hazan, 20, was kidnapped by a Palestinian man from Qalqilya. He was found dead the next day in the village of Siniria. On September 22, Sergeant Gabriel Kobi, 20, was the target of gunfire in Hebron. A few hours later, he died of his injuries. Our thoughts are with the families of the victims.
  4. 4. Back to school in Gaza under the dictatorship of Hamas  By order of Hamas, at the age of 9 years old girls and boys go to separate schools  Program: Learning hatred and Terrorism 101  Hebrew is taught in school as the "language of the enemy"
  5. 5. An army that values its soldiers
  6. 6. IDF Shooting Instructor: Sergeant Sarit Petersen Originally from Baltimore, U.S., Sarit is currently a shooting instructor in the Nahal infantry brigade. It’s her job to teach soldiers how their weapons work, and how to use them.
  7. 7. The IDF trains
  8. 8. Nahal Brigade Soldiers complete their beret march After six months of intensive training, the soldiers of the Nahal Infantry Brigade trekked for 57 kilometers to complete their beret march. The march challenged their skills and endurance and, most importantly, their sense of brotherhood.
  9. 9. Get information from the source idfblog.com idfonline @IDFSpokesperson idfnadesk

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