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IDF Homefront Command
IDF cyber chief: Iran tried to hack missile-alert system
February 7, 2019
Brig. Gen. Noam Sha’ar reveals Iran tried to tamper with Homefront Command early-warning system, with potential catastrophic results.
Israeli rescue team in Brazil finds bodies after dam rupture, but no survivors
January 31, 2019
The Jewish state was the only nation to send a search-and-rescue team.
Veterans of Israel’s first war share stories of victory and pain
December 12, 2018
Seventy years later, Israeli army combat officers have been meeting with veterans of the nation’s first war in 1948, who are telling their stories to the soldiers of 2018.
‘We don’t want a repeat of Yom Kippur War catastrophe’
Gideon Allon and Israel Hayom Staff
December 12, 2018
Israel Defense Forces’ Ombudsman Maj. Gen. (res.) Yitzhak Brick urged the Knesset to name an investigative committee to probe “serious problems with the IDF’s organizational culture.”
Bracing for Gaza clash, IDF launches urban- and tunnel-warfare exercise
Lilach Shoval and Nikki Guttman
November 29, 2018
Infantry, engineering and armored forces simulate fighting conditions in Gaza’s densely populated neighborhoods, sewer systems and grid of Hamas terror tunnels • GOC Homefront Command: In the next war, people in Tel Aviv won’t be sitting in cafes.
November 15, 2018
Slogans don’t win wars
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman had to learn what any other candidate will have to wrap his head around quickly: National security is sacred.
IDF destroys major Hamas assets, as rocket barrage challenges air defenses
November 14, 2018
The Israeli Air Force struck 160 Hamas assets and Islamic Jihad targets, including “four unique strategic assets,” says IDF • Hamas TV station, intelligence and internal security headquarters leveled • IDF: Air defenses cannot offer hermetic protection.
Security restrictions removed on Gaza-border residents following Beersheva attack
October 18, 2018
The Home Front Command lifted security restrictions on Gaza-border communities on Thursday after a night without rocket fire from Gaza. The decision was made by the IDF and Israel’s Security Cabinet.
Patient preparedness: Israeli hospitals drill the transition from ‘routine to war’
August 3, 2018
During one exercise, the medical center practiced receiving 50 patients injured by enemy fire while the city sustained rocket barrages. All the while, the hospital experienced power failures and infrastructure crashes as part of the simulation.
Israel puts forth massive plan to reinforce north against earthquakes, security issues
July 18, 2018
A joint team of Israeli government ministers, security experts and decision-makers will formulate a NIS 5 billion to upgrade the country’s security emergency and earthquake preparedness, according to a cabinet decision on Monday.
Israeli Defense Minister warns northern homefront unprepared for war
March 25, 2018
Avigdor Lieberman said that in order to sufficiently protect the north, a five-year plan must be formulated: “It will require a minimum investment of a billion shekels per year.”
Under shadow of Hezbollah’s growing arsenal, Israeli home front gets busy
March 2, 2018
With more than 120,000 projectiles aimed at Israel, the possibly next conflict with Hezbollah will test Israeli civilian preparedness like never before.