Orders, decorations, and medals of Israel
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The Israeli military decorations are the decorations awarded to soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces who exhibit extraordinary bravery and courage.
Its decorations consist of the Medal of Valor (the highest decoration in the IDF), the Medal of Courage, and the Medal of Distinguished Service. It also includes the Citations (Tzalash), which are awarded in four classes.
|Hero of Israel Ribbon (1948) (obsolete)|
|Medal of Valor (The highest decoration)|
|Medal of Courage|
|Medal of Distinguished Service|
Citation is worn on the campaign ribbon when awarded in times of war.
|Chief Of Staff (Ramatkal) Citation|
|Head of Regional Command (Aluf) Citation|
|Divisional Commander Citation|
|Brigade Commander Citation|
Campaign ribbons and medal
According to [Israel] Ministry of Defence, ""Campaign ribbons" are ribbons commemorating a person's participation in war, campaign and combat up to the establishment of the State of Israel up to the present day. These ribbons are awarded by authorisation of government, the IDF decorations Act and regulations set up by the Minister of Defense."
|Qatamon Medal (1948) (obsolete)|
|War of Independence Ribbon|
|Sinai War Ribbon|
|Six-Day War Ribbon|
|War of Attrition Ribbon|
|Yom Kippur War Ribbon|
|First Lebanon War Ribbon|
|Second Lebanon War Ribbon|
|Protective Edge Ribbon|
Awards for military service
According to [Israel] Ministry of Defence, ""Awards for military contribution towards the establishment of the State of Israel" and decorations are awarded by authorisation of government and a ministerial committee for symbols and ceremonies, with the exception of the Nazi Fighter Ribbon which is awarded according to the "Yad Vashem" regulation in the Remembrance and Holocaust Act, and in addition by the "status of the Second World War II" Act of 2000."
|The Volunteer Ribbon|
|Fighters against Nazis Medal|
Other medals, awards and ribbons
|Eliyahu Golomb Israel Security Award |
(right side decoration
(highest possible award)
|Mandate Prisoners Decoration|
(right side decoration)
|IDF Chief of Staff Medal of Appreciation|
|Service in Israel Medal|
|Decoration of State Warriors|
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