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  7/30/2013, Av 23, 5773

A "Smaller & Smarter" IDF? Recruits to Re-Enlist


Thousands of Israel Defense Force soldiers who were to be drafted this week were reportedly asked to return to their homes. Recruits spoke to Arutz Sheva's Hebrew language news service and reported that they were requested to re-enlist in November. The report may be linked to recent statements by IDF Chief of Staff Lt. General Benny Gantz that a smaller and smarter armed forces will create a sleeker, more efficient and cost-effective army. More details will be reported as they are made available.