Soldier's mistake led to emergency call-up of 5,000 reservists

IDF investigation finds that soldier accidentally pressed button activating emergency call-up of 5,000 reservists on Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 12:44 PM

Volunteers to rebuild demolished carpentry shop in Netiv Ha'avot

Army reservists will gather tomorrow at the scene of today's destruction to help rebuild the shop. 'A symbol of solidarity with settlement.'Eliran Aharon, 11/29/2017, 6:27 PM

Liberman revamps benefits for demobilized soldiers

Defense Minister grants demobilized IDF soldiers immediate access to monetary benefits, ending 5-year waiting period.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 9:02 PM

'The south of Israel has turned into the wild west'

Thousands of IDF reservists petition Chief of Staff: Stop equipment thefts in the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 10:21 AM

They traded supper for kitbags and uniforms

Leaving their homes and families, members of the Regev Battalion reservists trained for a week in honor of their country.Ido Ben Porat, 7/14/2016, 6:36 PM

IDF Overhaul Expected After Iran Deal

'Gidon Plan' presented to IDF General Staff Monday could see thousands of soldiers dismissed or cut in the name of security.Tova Dvorin, 7/20/2015, 7:43 PM

IDF Falls Flat in State Comptroller's Report

Audit of multiple IDF departments in its ground forces division finds gross deficiencies in reserve training, protection of strategic sites.Koby Finkler, Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 12/29/2014, 7:06 PM

Call to Mobilize Reservists to Secure Jerusalem

Beit Aryeh council head Avi Naim says the time is ripe to call up reservists for Jerusalem - and may be the way to establish deterrence.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 11/7/2014, 1:32 PM

IDF to Compensate Reservists for Protective Edge

Soldiers to receive up to 15,000 shekels for their time at the front; additional solutions being sought for the self-employed.Tova Dvorin, 10/22/2014, 5:58 PM

MK Yechimovich Calls Leftist IDF Refusers 'Cowards'

"Your selfish and self-righteous act did not hurt the State, but did hurt the Zionist left," the MK wrote to leftist Unit 8200 reservists.Talia Blatman, 9/14/2014, 2:07 PM

200 Sign Reservist Letter Blasting Leftist Calls for IDF Refusal

Backlash continues after leftist reservists accuse elite IDF unit of abuses in Judea-Samaria; politicians blast 'disgusting slander.'Shimon Cohen, 9/14/2014, 8:51 AM

IDF Discharges 30,000 Reserve Soldiers

55,000 soldiers still in the field as 72-hour ceasefire keeps a tenuous hold; meanwhile, Gaza belt residents hesitate to return home.Tova Dvorin, 8/6/2014, 4:36 PM

Reservists in Judea-Samaria Prepare for Long-Term Deployment

Motivation is very high for reservists called up to replace elite units in Judea-Samaria, officer says - thanks to public support.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 8/1/2014, 9:39 AM

IDF Releases Most Reservists Called Up Ahead of Syria Strike

The IDF began to release some of the reservists that were called up in preparations for a possible U.S. military strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 2:14 AM

'We Can Only Rely on God and Our Troops'

Fomer IDF Major General Uzi Dayan sees American uncertainty as a sign that Israel cannot rely on foreign powers to secure its future.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/1/2013, 1:05 PM

Yaalon Transfers 60M Shekels to Reservists, as Bennett Asked

Min. Naftali Bennett thanks defense minister for cancelling cut in Pillar of Defense reservists' bonus.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2013, 7:20 PM

Bennett: Don't Hurt Reservists

Economics minister comes out swinging against cut in Pillar of Defense reservists' pay.Gil Ronen, 4/17/2013, 9:21 PM

Armless Combat Soldier Provides Inspirational Message

One of the participants at the AIPAC conference was Izzy Ezagui, a combat soldier who lost his arm in a mortar shell explosion.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2013, 10:15 PM

Reservist, Wounded by a Rocket on Wednesday, Dies of Injuries

Lt. Boris Yarmulnik, 28, was fatally wounded by terrorist rocket fired before the "ceasefire."Gil Ronen, 11/22/2012, 4:32 PM

Gantz to Reservists: Look Backwards Once, then Look Forward

As the IDF prepares for a possible ground operation in Gaza, Chief of Staff Benny Gantz offers words of encouragement to reservists.Elad Benari & Gil Ronen, 11/19/2012, 2:16 AM

Hamas Headquarters Leveled, 'Gaza Power Grid Targeted'

IDF operation is seen as very successful thus far; Obama, Europe and even Israeli press relatively supportive.Gil Ronen, 11/17/2012, 7:17 PM

'Settlers' the Most Active Reservists in Israel, Data Show

34 percent of reservists are Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria , according to data published by the IDF.Elad Benari, 8/9/2012, 3:13 AM

Minister: Mandatory National Service for Everyone

Minister Erdan visits protesting reservists, promises “equal distribution of the burden.” Maayana Miskin, 4/22/2012, 7:07 PM

Anarchists, Israeli Media Upset at IDF Officer's 'Violence'

Israeli media aims its arrows at IDF lieutenant colonel who slams gun into face of anarchist.Gil Ronen, 4/15/2012, 8:34 PM