Each Ethiopian Jewish Soldier will have a Mentor

Personnel Branch is planning a project to help Ethiopian soldiers in their initial steps in IDF.Gil Ronen, 7/20/2012, 3:12 PM

IDF Volunteers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

Three of four participants in special course are lone soldiers, 47% will go on to serve in field and combat units.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2012, 11:18 AM

Barbivai: Female Draft-Dodgers Use Religion as Excuse

IDF manpower chief Orna Barbivai says too many women who say they are religious are allowed to opt out of the IDF.Gabe Kahn, 4/17/2012, 10:45 PM

IDF Chief of Staff: All Troops Must Attend Official Ceremonies

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Ganz rules no soldier will be exempt from official military ceremonies, even if a woman is singing.Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 11:19 PM

Israel's Immigrant Volunteers

IDF manpower director Maj. Gen. Orna Barbibai hailed the impressive showing of immigrant volunteers; chided native Israelis.Gabe Kahn., 12/19/2011, 7:34 PM

IDF Data: Number of Israelis who Enlist Declining

The number of Israelis who enlist in the army is declining. By 2020, less than 60% will enlist, statistics show.Elad Benari, 11/17/2011, 10:03 PM