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