News Briefs

  2/24/2013, Adar 14, 5773

IDF Officer Jailed for 'Harlem Shake' Video

The commander of the Keren battalion in the Artillery Corps court-martialed an officer and an enlisted man under his command for recording and uploading a short video of soldiers performing the "Harlem Shake." Channel 2 reported that the company commander who authorized the uploading of the video to the internet received a 21-day jail sentence and was dismissed from his command position. The soldier who recorded the video was sentenced to 14 days in jail.