What was the Six-Day War (1967)?

Introduction The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מִלְחֶמֶת שֵׁשֶׁת הַיָּמִים‎, Milhemet Sheshet HaYamim; Arabic: النكسة‎, an-Naksah, “The Setback” or حرب 1967, Ḥarb 1967, “War of 1967”), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab-Israeli War, or Third Arab-Israeli War, was fought between 05 and 10 June 1967 between Israel and Jordan, Syria, and Egypt. Relations between Israel… Read More

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What was the Siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem (2002)?

Introduction The Siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem was a siege of suspected Palestinian militants by Israel Defence Forces in Bethlehem in the West Bank that lasted from 02 April to 10 May 2002. As part of Operation Defensive Shield (2002), the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) occupied Bethlehem and tried to capture… Read More

Outlining Measures to Limit COVID-19 Outbreak Effects Among Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Measures to Limit COVID-19 Outbreak Effects Among Military Personnel: Preliminary Data. Background The COVID-19 outbreak posed a threat to the readiness of military forces as well as their ability to fulfill missions. Seeing that military forces have been encountering similar challenges, the researchers found it eminent to share the Israeli Defence Force… Read More

Reviewing Ambulatory Physical Activity during the Initial Training Phase in a Naval Commando Unit

Research Paper Title Ambulatory physical activity during the initial training phase in a Naval Commando Unit. Background There is a positive correlation between the volume of physical activity performed and the incidence of lower extremity overuse injuries. Difficulty in evaluating the amount of activity in which highly specialised military units are engaged has prevented the… Read More

Analysing Textile & Shoe Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Israeli Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Textile and Shoe Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Military Personnel. Background Allergic contact dermatitis is a common dermatosis among military personnel. Given the unique military demands, it is not surprising that shoe dermatitis and textile dermatitis are common. The study aimed to compare the clinical and demographic parameters between military personnel and civilians… Read More

Reviewing Buddy-aid Battlefield Pain Management in the French Military Medical Service

Research Paper Title Buddy-aid battlefield pain management Background As members of the French Military Medical Service currently involved in the management of combat casualties in austere settings, the researchers read with great interest the study by Benov et al reviewing all cases of point of injury (POI) pain treatment documented in the Israeli Defense Force… Read More

PTSD & Its Impact on Marital Relationships over Time

Research Paper Title Posttraumatic Growth and Dyadic Adjustment among War Veterans and their Wives. Background The controversy regarding the nature of posttraumatic growth includes two main competing claims: one which argues that posttraumatic growth reflects authentic positive changes and the other which argues that posttraumatic growth reflects illusory defenses. While the former might suggest that… Read More