Soldiers using a smokescreen to advance during a training exercise at the Tze'elim army base, April 2017. Eliyahu Hershkovitz

Israeli Soldiers Learn That Training Is Hard, but War Is Harder

As the Israeli army prepares for the next war, Haaretz spends time with two young officers who know they will be called to fight, sooner or later

The headlines may be all about Syria, but the Israeli army is preparing for the next probable war in Gaza. In March, the Israel Defense Forces wrapped up two division-level exercises based on the “southern...

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