Soldier injured in parachuting accident, in stable condition

An IDF soldier from the elite Maglan unit was moderately to seriously injured in a parachuting accident nearr Rosh Pina.Kobi Finkler, 5/17/2017, 8:49 PM

Israel drops to 15th on list of world's strongest militaries

Global Firepower list puts Israel ahead of Iran, but behind Turkey and Egypt.Hillel Fendel, 5/16/2017, 11:11 AM

Arabs throw explosives at IDF soldiers

IDF forces attacked during routine security activity in Judea and Samaria which sees numerous arrests and confiscation of weapons.Tal Polon, 5/16/2017, 8:14 AM

Arab man held captive for desire to convert to Judaism, join IDF

Israeli-Arab teen locked away by family after saying he wishes to become Jewish, join Israeli army.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2017, 7:58 AM

Report: Gaza fisherman shot dead after breaching blockade

IDF reports fisherman shot after breaching blockade of terrorist-run Gaza Strip dies of his wounds. Fisherman ignored warning shots.AFP, 5/15/2017, 4:56 PM

Netanyahu: Hanging effigies of soldiers is abominable

Israeli PM speaks about haredi extremists burning effigy of IDF soldier, asks public to take precautions against global cyber attack.Nitsan Keidar, 5/14/2017, 12:49 PM

Tel Aviv the city with most reservists

IDF celebrates reserves pending 'Reserves Appreciation Day.' 'Reservists are an elite group, and need to be treated that way.'Kobi Finkler, 5/11/2017, 1:18 PM

Chief Military Prosecutor announces SSA

Brigadier-General Sharon Afek announces same-sex attraction, wants youth to follow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2017, 9:37 AM

IDF to investigate commander's disgracing of IDF rabbi

IDF rabbi booted from ceremony by commander minutes before he was to stand before soldiers and read a prayer.Tal Polon, 5/9/2017, 12:11 PM

IDF cracks down on terror, nabs terrorist gunman

IDF conducts operations across Judea and Samaria which see the confiscation of illegal weapons - and the arrest of a terrorist.Tal Polon, 5/9/2017, 8:11 AM

Watch: Soldier celebrates belated Bar Mitzvah

IDF reservist who never put on tefillin before celebrates his Bar Mitzvah with his fellow soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 4:35 PM

Destruction of two military bases begins

Defense Ministry begins evacuating 42 acres (171 dunams) worth of land to 'help ease housing crisis.'Kobi Finkler, 5/8/2017, 3:59 PM

'Hamas elected a new leader - time for promise?'

IDF spokesman tweets in response to Hamas elections.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 7:20 AM

Our obsession with the past

Reminding haters of what was done to us in the past only whets their appetite. Ariel Natan Pasko, 5/5/2017, 12:22 PM

Officer to be dismissed following infiltration from Lebanon

IDF Northern Command decides to dismiss a company commander following infiltration by a Lebanese citizen into Israel last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 12:01 PM

Extremism: False mourning notice for haredi man who enlisted

Haredi extremists declare that 'evil people' killed a yeshiva student who enlisted in the IDF - and is alive and well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 11:13 AM

Watch: Terrorists hide weapons inside a children's bed

IDF releases video showing how arrested terrorist cell hid weapons for attacking Israelis inside Dora the Explorer bed.Gary Willig, 5/4/2017, 8:50 PM

'Free rides' for reserve soldiers are often not free

Reservists now receive travel coupons via the internet, but Egged doesn't always honor them. Egged claims they've received no complaints.Shimon Cohen, 5/3/2017, 11:56 AM

'When a life is in danger, you shoot'

Former Mossad chief says IDF needs to shoot anyone who draws a knife, no questions asked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 9:55 AM

Why this Filipina is fighting for Israel

IDF Soldier from Philippines to be honored for distinguished service, joined IDF after army rescued her grandmotherJTA, 5/1/2017, 6:42 PM

'Arabs who throw stones will pay for it'

IDF officer says terror culprits pay heavy price, invites Israelis to Judea and Samaria for Independence Day celebrations.Benny Tucker, 5/1/2017, 2:54 PM

'We will not allow civilians to be injured'

Dozens of Arabs from Binyamin-region town of Sinjil throw rocks at Jews traveling on Route 20. IDF commander: Harming civilians is not okay.Ido Ben Porat, 5/1/2017, 1:16 PM

IDF attack in Gaza after force shot at

IDF tank shoots at and destroys Hamas post in Gaza, after IDF force shot at near Gaza border fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2017, 12:35 PM

'Every child knows he has lost a great father'

Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife meet with IDFand terror widows and orphans prior to Memorial Day next week.Nitzan Keidar, 4/26/2017, 10:54 PM

Report: IDF grenade caused deadly Negev explosion

Report says Bedouin children killed in explosion in Negev had been playing with an IDF grenade which went off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:13 PM

'Deaths of Bedouin children could have been avoided'

NGO slams authorities for not halting Bedouin thievery, says explosives should not have been in children's home.Chana Roberts, 4/26/2017, 2:38 PM

Attempted stabbing attack on IDF soldiers

For second time in 24 hours, Arab terrorist attempts to stab IDF soldier at Shomron Brigade Junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 2:24 PM

'We're celebrating in Judea and Samaria - thanks to you'

Central Command General holds toast with Judea and Samaria heads, says security forces will 'work to improve until there is no more terror.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/26/2017, 9:59 AM

Holocaust survivor reunited with woman who hid her from Nazis

At an event held by Friends of the IDF Holocaust survivor Miri Amir meets savior Mirosława Gruszczyńska.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:51 AM

'One picture, full of strength'

A picture found in the Arutz Sheva archives shows fallen soldier Captain Tzvika Kaplan on an army delegation to Poland - and tells a story.Hezki Baruch, 4/24/2017, 6:35 PM

'Zero tolerance for violence against IDF soldiers'

Defense Minister Liberman says attacks on security forces unacceptable, promises to prosecute perpetrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 1:22 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

Report: Israel struck government army bases in Syria

Reports claim IDF bombed Syrian military base in retaliation for Friday strikes on the Golan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 9:31 AM

IDF disperses Jewish, Arab, rock throwers

Jews, Arabs, throw stones at each other in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2017, 11:37 PM

Senior IDF officer: No reason to expect war

Senior IDF officer refers to military situation in various sectors. 'No soldier serves in mixed gender units against his will.'Kobi Finkler, 4/19/2017, 9:23 PM

113 haredi officers serving in the IDF

Despite recent haredi protests against the draft , 2017 saw the percentage of haredi officers in the army rise by dozens of points.Ben Shaul, 4/19/2017, 3:44 PM

Coming soon: Soldiers to be required to carry pepper spray

Starting in July, soldiers not carrying a weapon will be required to carry pepper spray along with the usual beret, dog tag, and ID card., 4/18/2017, 7:48 PM

Could corruption scandal torpedo Israel-German sub deal?

Israel and Germany agree that if police investigation of the submarine transaction reveals corruption, the deal will be voided.Nitzan Keidar, 4/18/2017, 11:25 AM

Watch: IDF closes businesses which promote terror

IDF closes Hamas-aiding businesses, arrests terrorists, discovers pipe bombs.Reut Hadar, 4/17/2017, 9:31 PM

Police commisioner: Missing Israelis probably no longer alive

Search and rescue forces continue searching for three missing Israelis, despite expectations that they are no longer alive.Ido Ben Porat, 4/16/2017, 12:19 PM

Severely injured in Gaza, died in Vietnam

Reserve Colonel Pinhas "Pinki" Zuartz, who lost his foot in a Gaza operation, dies during trip to Vietnam.Hagai Huberman, 4/15/2017, 11:07 PM

Police arrest religious youth - out hiking with his family

Police arrest 18-year-old youth for participation in violent clash, ignore proof he was not involved.Orly Harari, 4/15/2017, 9:32 PM

Extremists stone IDF forces

Extremists stone IDF forces near Kochav Hashachar, police arrest one suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2017, 8:55 PM

Religious soldier attacked by haredi deserters

Haredim curse, chase, and throw objects at kippah-wearing IDF soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2017, 10:33 AM

On missile-hit warship, Israel readies for all threats

Warship hit by Hezbollah in 2006 becomes training ground for future battles.AFP, 4/11/2017, 10:46 PM

'Elhai had a great soul'

Siblings of terror victim Elhai Taharlev tell of radiant soul, say they'll strive for spiritual growth from tragedy.Eliran Aharon, 4/10/2017, 12:12 PM

'We make sure every lone soldier has a place for the seder'

IDF holds mass seder for hundreds of lone soldiers, organizer speaks to Arutz Sheva.Shimon Cohen, 4/10/2017, 8:20 AM

'The IDF is ready and prepared for any danger'

President Rivlin tours north, speaks with IDF soldiers about Syria.Chana Roberts, 4/10/2017, 7:26 AM

Watch: IDF enters illegal weapons factory

Watch live an IDF operation against manufacturing and maintenance of weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2017, 7:07 AM

Watch: IDF runs experiment on brand-new infantry vehicle

Haeitan is a new, fast, multipurpose infantry vehicle, able to travel 56 mph or more.Kobi Finkler, 4/9/2017, 11:23 AM

Murdered rabbi's lost speech

Exclusive: Rabbi Nehemia Lavi encourages IDF soldiers training while country enjoying Independence Day celebrations.Refael Levi, 4/8/2017, 9:04 PM

Terrorist throws explosives at soldier, gets shot

IDF forces arrest wanted terrorists, shoot explosives throwers.Kobi Finkler, 4/5/2017, 12:33 PM

Military coup in Israel

Usually, one should speak softly, but when there is danger to life, one must speak unyieldingly.  We are surrounded by 350 million Arabs.Moshe Hasdai & Mordechai Sones, 4/5/2017, 9:40 AM

61 tons of matzo, 115 thousand schnitzels

Army food center to supply 115,000 schnitzels, several tons of meat, fish. Also dessert: 8.5 tons kosher for Passover cakes, cookies.Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2017, 7:13 PM

Winning the struggle for religious rights in the IDF

Despite meeting of Chief of Staff Eizenkot and leading Religious Zionist rabbis, CoS' attitude towards Jewish tradition cannot be trusted.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 4/2/2017, 11:12 AM

Police on high alert for holidays

Police commander says Arabs favor holidays for deadly attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2017, 9:02 AM

IDF enters home of Jerusalem terrorist

IDF and Civil Administration enter terrorist's home, seal bookstore used to manufacture ammunition.Uzi Baruch, 4/2/2017, 8:46 AM