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Dr. Yitzhak Yifat, paratrooper in famous photo, dies at 81

Dr. Yitzhak Yifat, photographed with two other soldiers by David Rubinger in 1967, passes away at age 81.

Dr. Yitzhak Yifat, paratrooper in famous photo, dies at 81

Paratroopers Brigade joins fighting in Gaza

IDF troops are continuing operational activities in the areas of eastern Bureij and eastern Deir al Balah. Thus far, the troops have eliminated dozens of terrorists, located tunnel shafts, and destroyed terrorist infrastructure in the area.

Paratroopers Brigade joins fighting in Gaza

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Paratrooper Brigade Combat Team operates in Jabaliya

The soldiers raided Hamas' General Security headquarters, the home of the commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad's Northern Brigade, and fought in all the market neighborhoods of Jabaliya.

Paratrooper Brigade Combat Team operates in Jabaliya

Paratrooper succumbs to wounds sustained in combat

Staff sergeant Maoz Morell, of Talmon in the Binyamin region, has died of wounds sustained while fighting in southern Gaza.

Paratrooper succumbs to wounds sustained in combat

Terrorist's body-cam:

Terrorists rig building, IDF disarms explosives

During a raid on terrorist infrastructure, the forces located body cameras belonging to Hamas terrorists with footage showing terrorists rigging a building and the forces entering the building, disarming the explosives, and locating the weapons.

Terrorists rig building, IDF disarms explosives

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Terrorist eliminated from air before he could fire

Soldiers of the Paratroopers Brigade operate against terrorists in the Al-Amal area of Khan Yunis.

Terrorist eliminated from air before he could fire

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Combat and rescuing injured soldiers under fire

'Throw another grenade, be ready for rescue': the combat team of a paratrooper patrol unit encountered terrorists, and rescued soldiers and wounded under fire.

Combat and rescuing injured soldiers under fire

Intensive battles in the area of Khan Yunis continue

The Paratroopers Brigade combat team continues to strike terror targets in the Khan Yunis area. The troops also eliminated terrorists and located large quantities of weapons.

Intensive battles in the area of Khan Yunis continue

IDF paratrooper dies of cancer

Adir Ahrak went from fighting for his country to fighting for his life during his IDF service. He passed away over the course of Shabbat.

IDF paratrooper dies of cancer

Snipers and close-quarters combat:

IDF Paratroopers operate in western Khan Yunis

During a raid of Hamas military sites, the troops found dozens of Kalashnikov rifles, frag grenades, UAV drop charges, and mortars.

IDF Paratroopers operate in western Khan Yunis

In first since October 7: Paratroopers to get leave from army

For the first time since they were called up on the day the war broke out, three battalions of paratroopers receive leave.

In first since October 7: Paratroopers to get leave from army

Paratroopers in Gaza:

Engaging terrorists, destroying tunnels and locating rockets

Paratroopers Brigade eliminated terrorists, uncovered underground tunnels and destroyed four main underground tunnel networks, IDF says.

Engaging terrorists, destroying tunnels and locating rockets

Col. Ami Bitton appointed commander of Paratroopers Brigade

'Together we will operate with modesty and excellence, be present anywhere needed, - and win!' new Paratroopers commander says.

Col. Ami Bitton appointed commander of Paratroopers Brigade

IDF officer who used racial slur against Ethiopian punished

Paratroopers officer who used racial slur won't participate in commanders' course, report says.

IDF officer who used racial slur against Ethiopian punished

Tragedy during tryouts for Paratroopers Brigade

18-year-old who was critically injured in bus accident in the Negev dies of his injuries.

Tragedy during tryouts for Paratroopers Brigade

Comrades of killed soldier: We were briefed on what to say

Soldiers say they were briefed about what was proper to mention during investigation into death of soldier killed in navigation accident.

Comrades of killed soldier: We were briefed on what to say

Haredi immigrant from US becomes IDF paratrooper

Shmuel Mishori, 30, fulfills dream to become a combat soldier in the Paratrooper Brigade.

Haredi immigrant from US becomes IDF paratrooper

At night, in total quiet:

Hundreds of paratroopers jump into 'enemy territory'

Soldiers of 101st Battalion practice diving into enemy territory, proving ability as a significant surprise element in the next campaign.

Hundreds of paratroopers jump into 'enemy territory'

'Whoever can't look at a woman, how can he kill a terrorist?'

IDF officers warns soldiers who turn away from looking at a woman may not have what it takes to serve in combat.

'Whoever can't look at a woman, how can he kill a terrorist?'

IDF: No tolerance for disrespect towards female instructors

IDF responds to incident where 30 religious paratrooper trainees turned their backs on a female instructor.

IDF: No tolerance for disrespect towards female instructors

Haredim to the paratroopers

Record number from haredi sector completes preparatory program for paratroopers today, about 60% increase compared to previous cycle.

Haredim to the paratroopers

IDF parachutes onto Polish and German soil

IDF Paratroopers conclude 'Swift Response' training exercise with EUCOM troops in Poland and Germany.

IDF parachutes onto Polish and German soil

'Impressive endurance':

Paratroopers prepared and ready for next war

After arduous 'War Week' including hours of live-fire exercises in built-up and open areas, paratroopers to receive prestigious Red Beret.

Paratroopers prepared and ready for next war

Watch: Haredi Paratroopers' final training march

Drafted seven months ago, soldiers begin arduous graduation trek with Torah lesson by rabbis of Netzach Yehuda association supporting them.

Watch: Haredi Paratroopers' final training march

Terminally ill woman granted last wish - sees grandson join IDF

MDA 'Ambulance of Wishes' brings terminally ill grandmother to watch her grandson's induction at the Western Wall.

Terminally ill woman granted last wish - sees grandson join IDF

Paratroopers fight terror

Binyamin Brigade works to provide Jewish citizens with normal lives, security

Paratroopers fight terror

Hazan: Paratrooper incident 'leftist feebleness'

Likud MK blasts incident in which soldiers were ordered to 'hide' behind bus blinds, says it's 'inconceivable' in our own sovereign country.

Hazan: Paratrooper incident 'leftist feebleness'

Who ordered Paratroopers to draw their bus blinds?

The IDF and police both deny giving the orders, as a Jerusalem Police source tells Arutz Sheva such an order is against policy.

Who ordered Paratroopers to draw their bus blinds?

'We are active on fronts near and far'

Netanyahu visits IDF drill in Golan overlooking Syria, emphasizing Israel's 'relative quiet' in a 'stormy, raging Middle East.'

'We are active on fronts near and far'

Torah Scroll Donated in Murdered Teens' Memories

Yifrah, Sha'ar, and Frankel families donate scroll in their sons' memories to IDF base; PM: boys will 'stay with us forever.'

Torah Scroll Donated in Murdered Teens' Memories

Soldier Critically Wounded in Gaza Operation Named Commander

Moving hospital bedside ceremony sees soldier unconscious for 11 weeks after taking sniper fire to head appointed leader of commando unit.

Soldier Critically Wounded in Gaza Operation Named Commander

Officer Entered Tunnel, Prevented Body Snatching

A Paratrooper battalion commander noticed a terrorist dragging a body into a tunnel and took action.

Officer Entered Tunnel, Prevented Body Snatching

For Father's Day: Sam's Story

The IDF put up a touching video of a surprise visit by a soldier's parents to his swearing in ceremony.

For Father's Day: Sam's Story

Video: Paratroopers Prepare for War on Terror

IDF releases video clip featuring special training drill which included live fire and practicing urban warfare.

Video: Paratroopers Prepare for War on Terror

Chief of Staff Jumps in Maritime Father-Son Parachute Exercise

Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz was among the senior officers and their sons who took part in the jump.

Chief of Staff Jumps in Maritime Father-Son Parachute Exercise

Officer's Promotion Nixed over Gas Canister Prank

Dep. Commander of Paratroopers 202nd Battalion threw gas grenade into room full of officers.

Officer's Promotion Nixed over Gas Canister Prank

Six Day War Veteran Looks Back

Hillel Erman, who served in the IDF Paratroopers Brigade during the 1967 Six Day War, remembers it 45 years later.

Six Day War Veteran Looks Back