Yiftach Brigade

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Emblem of the brigade
A female soldier from the brigade takes a cigarette from an Arab resident in Lydda after the fall of the city, 1948

The Yiftach Brigade (also known as the Yiftah Brigade, the 11th Brigade in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War) was an Israeli infantry brigade. It included two Palmach battalions (the 1st and 7th), and later also the 2nd, which was transferred from the Negev Brigade.

The Palmach memorial website records 274 of its members being killed whilst in the Yiftach Brigade.

Military operations[edit]

The Yiftach Brigade participated in the following Israeli military operations:

See also[edit]