Mossad: Mossad is the national intelligence agency of Israel responsible for external intelligence work. Mossad is a short for “HaMossad leModi’in uleTafkidim Meyuchadim” which means “Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations”. The goal of this agency is to collect intelligence and to cover operations that are suspected to include terrorist attacks against Israel. The mission of Mossad is to protect Jewish people in the world.

 

Shabak (Shin Bet): Shabak or Shin Bet is the internal security service of Israel. Shabak is a short for “Sherut haBitachon haKlali” which means “General Security Service”. Their mission is to maintain security in Israel by searching for terrorists, organising counter-terrorism operations in the Palestinian territories, securing government, embassies and other important buildings, and protect Israeli airlines.

 

Aman: Aman is the military intelligence of the Israeli Defence Forces. Aman is a short for “Agaf HaModi’in” which means “The Intelligence Section”. The role of this agency is to evaluate the intelligence of military operations and security policy, and to provide intelligence to IDF and the Israeli government. Aman is an independent organisation, and is not part of the Israeli ground forces, air force and navy.

 

Krav Maga: Krav Maga is a self defence system that is used by military, police and and civilians around the world. The words “Krav Maga” means “Contact Combat”. The philosophy of this system is to provide everyone with the most efficient and practical self defence techniques is order to counter any types of street attacks.

 

Induction class: The Induction class is the introductory class of Krav Maga. The purpose of this class is to teach students the basics of Krav Maga techniques in order to prepare them for the regular group classes.

 

Israeli Defence Forces (IDF): The IDF is the military forces ofIsrael. They are separated in three different services: the ground forces, the navy and the air force. The mission of the IDF is to protect the State of Israel and its inhabitants by combating all forms of terrorism.
 

Imi Lichtenfeld: (May 26, 1910 – January 9, 1998) Imi Lichtenfeld is the founder of the Krav Maga self defence system. He was born in Budapest and grew up in Bratislava, and was a very talented boxer and wrestler. He created the Krav Maga self defence system in the late 1930s, when anti-Semitic violence was threatening the Jewish population of Bratislava. With the help of his friends, Imi helped Jewish people defending against the riots by teaching them how to defend themselves, and this is how he decided to develop the most practical and efficient self defence system based on common street attacks.