Israel Defense Forces Emblem

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Israel Defense Forces Emblem

Israel Defense Forces Emblem is the primary symbol representing the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

The symbol contains the symbol of the Haganah, Sword integrated olive branch. The Sword in the symbol represents the war, while the olive branch symbolizes the yearning for peace. The Sword and the industry are in the outline of a Star of David, an important symbol of the Jewish tradition symbolizes the Jewish people and its history[1]


  1. ^ IDF Symbols at the IDF Personnel Directorate website


  • Furlan, M. (1986). Israel Defense Forces Insignia. Canada: Militaria House. p. 68. ISBN 978-0929757124.
  • Katz, Sam; Ronald Volstad (1988). Israeli Army since 1948. United Kingdom: Osprey Publishing. p. 64. ISBN 978-0-85045-837-4.
  • Katz, Sam; Ronald Volstad (1986). Israeli Elite Units since 1973. United Kingdom: Osprey Publishing. p. 64. ISBN 978-0-85045-687-5.
  • Fridman, A. (2010). Jewish Cap Badges: British/Palestine and Israel Defense Forces. Israel. p. 60.
  • Lubman, Roman; Shapiro Guy (2011). Israeli Defense Forces and Law Enforcement Hat Badges Catalog. Israel, Jerusalem. p. 92.

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