IDF updates procedures following spate of fatal mishaps

Increased incidence of fatal firing accidents leads IDF to prohibit weapons-related exercises that include pointing weapons at persons.Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2017, 10:43 PM

New NREMT training program for gap year/MASA students

US students spending time in Israel now have an opportunity to participate in Israel’s first officially recognized NREMT training program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2017, 9:19 AM

WATCH: Soldiers train to free hostages from hotel

IDF forces practice scenarios posing potential danger to life in vacation city of Eilat.Naama Zaltzman, IDF site, 8/10/2017, 9:33 AM

Killed officer simulated terrorist before being shot

Senior officer on initial investigation: 'We can neither judge the soldier who fired nor the officer who didn't properly unload the weapon.'Kobi Finkler, 7/5/2017, 9:01 PM

Brigadier-General: Recognizing Israel crucial to fighting for it

Brigadier-General Eliezer Toledano says only by connecting to the land can army effectively fight for Israel.Orly Harari, 1/1/2017, 12:55 PM

Near-Disaster as Soldier’s Parachute Fails

Quick-thinking soldier survives near-disaster in training; IDF investigating.Maayana Miskin, 2/11/2014, 5:11 PM

Brig. Commander: Lack of Training Ruining Fighters' Fitness

IDF officials discuss budget cuts' impact on forces' fitness, competency; insist that advanced training will not be affected.Tova Dvorin, 12/6/2013, 9:29 AM

Soldier Who Collapsed: a Recent U.S. Immigrant

The soldier made Aliyah a year ago and lives on Kibbutz Malkia in the north.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/19/2013, 11:33 AM

‘We’re Heading for Repeat of the Second Lebanon War’

‘National responsibility’ activists angry, worried at decision to slash IDF training. ‘We’ve been there before.’Maayana Miskin, 6/5/2013, 8:35 AM

Video: IDF Prepares for Urban Warfare

IDF unit prepares for fighting in an urban environment. Combat robots help counter the risk of IEDs. , 4/17/2013, 2:13 AM

IDF to Update Captivity Training for Soldiers

The IDF will update the captivity training it provides to soldiers in its elite units based on information provided by Gilad Shalit.Elad Benari, 8/20/2012, 4:43 AM

Report: Iran Funding Terror Camp in Iraq

An Iranian-funded religious academy in Iraq is training approximately 1,500 recruits from Arab countries to use "combat weapons."Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/31/2012, 11:52 AM

MK: Save Money, Don’t Train Women

MK suggests slashing IDF budget by 200 million by cancelling 2-3 weeks of training for female soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2012, 7:36 PM

‘Physically Fit’ to Carry 130 Medals and Trophies

IDF physical fitness officer Captain Ishta is in great shape. While combat soldiers are decorated with a few medals, he has 100.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 6:33 PM

ExpeditionDI: The Game Which Prepares Soldiers for Battle

Quantum3D presents ExpeditionDI, a simulation and training tool for ground soldiers. Don't be fooled by its "cool game" appearance.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/18/2011, 2:13 AM