Gun Ownership

Hundreds of Thousands of Israelis Now Eligible to Carry Firearms

TEL AVIV – Over half a million Israelis are now eligible to receive gun licenses after authorities significantly eased regulations with the stated aim of combating terror.  Any Israeli who has completed level 07 rifle training in the military, which includes

An Israeli man carries an IWI Tavor X95 rifle in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, 2018, as Israeli nationalist settlers celebrate the Jerusalem Day. - For Israelis, Sunday is Jerusalem Day, an annual celebration of the 'reunification' of the city following the 1967 Six-Day War. (Photo by Thomas COEX …

Israel to Ease Gun Regulations

TEL AVIV – Israel is set to significantly ease its regulations for gun licenses, a move that would see around 40,000 more Israelis acquire a firearm according to Public Security Ministry estimates. 

Israeli soldiers fire a gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the country's fallen soldiers, at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (Ammar Awad/Pool photo via AP)