We love you, IDF, but you are not well

The IDF is embarrassing itself in attempts to placate the radical feminists and their demand for women in combat roles. Analysis.Gil Ronen, Monday, 3:48 PM

Watch: How does IDF commander tell his soldiers he is a father?

Reservists make up 71% of IDF forces.Tzvi Lev, Monday, 2:16 PM

'Lowering the bar put Israel's security at risk'

Reserve Colonel says IDF's insistence on equality is harming its fighting abilities.Ido Ben Porat, Monday, 1:41 PM

Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Likud MK refuses to sign report because it criticizes PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:35 AM

IDF declares war on smoking

New plan aims to wipe out smoking among IDF troops.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 1:17 PM

Take a peek into the IDF's training center

This advanced training center can simulate both urban and field warfare.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:53 AM

Pilot program for female combat soldiers in trouble

Trainees drop out of pilot program to train female soldiers to serve in armored corps. End of year updates.Kobi Finkler, Thursday, 5:37 PM

Watch: IDF soldiers dance with haredi Jews at wedding

Video from wedding of IDF haredi unit officer shows common sight of uniformed soldiers dancing with haredi Jews.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 12:24 PM

IDF seizes NIS 48,000 meant for family of Dafna Meir's killer

IDF confiscates NIS 48,000 intended for family of terrorist who killed Dafna Meir in front of her family.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 10:59 AM

Watch: Arutz Sheva joins Hamas terrorist arrest

Security forces arrest terrorists, confiscate money from illegal Hamas 'charity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 10:47 AM

IDF revamps its elite special forces

Elite Tier-1 special forces will now serve 8 years, and will include academic degree. Combat soldiers to get pay raise as well.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 9:35 AM

Demand: Obligate Arabs to serve too

Otzma Yehudit party asks A-G to apply Supreme Court ruling on IDF service to the Arabs as well as to haredim.Reut Hadar, Thursday, 4:36 AM

How does the IDF prepare for Rosh Hashana?

IDF preparations for the Jewish New Year includes buying 14 tons of apples and 2 tons of honey.Tzvi Lev, Wednesday, 8:26 PM

Report: McMaster says Hezbollah not a terror group

August meeting with US officials grew heated when H.R. McMaster rejected Israel's Hezbollah concerns, denied it was a terror group.Tzvi Lev, Wednesday, 3:43 PM

There's no reason to fight haredim

Politicans can hold press conferences and continue dividing Israeli society - or they can find a solution which works for everyone. Opinion.Amiram Levin, Wednesday, 1:17 PM

Training accident in the Golan

Tank overturns, injuring three soldiers. IDF opens investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 11:27 AM

Labor leader: Haredi boys can't touch their mothers

Labor leader shows his ignorance by claiming haredi soldiers earn 7,000 shekels per month, haredi boys cannot touch their mothers.Ido Ben Porat, Wednesday, 9:53 AM

Commander reprimanded after 20 soldiers injured by grenade

2 other soldiers jailed after smoke grenade explodes during training exercise.Gary Willig, 9/12/2017, 6:04 PM

1 out of 6 girls in IDF sexually harassed

An IDF survey found that one out of every six female IDF soldiers experienced sexual harassment during their service.Shlomo Pyuterkovsky, 9/10/2017, 8:55 AM

IDF soldier seriously injured by a grenade explosion

Soldier injured in grenade explosion during training exercise in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva North America, 9/8/2017, 8:23 PM

'We heard gunshots and found weapons in the freezer'

IDF forces carrying out arrest hear gunshot in nearby house, find hidden weapons, incitement materials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 10:43 PM

'Iran is flooding the region with weapons'

'Israel is confronting threats from armed groups, most of whom are aided by Iran,' military intelligence chief warns.Yoni Kempinski, 9/7/2017, 8:04 PM

Senior officer suspended for major intel security breach

High-ranking officer held, suspended over as Northern Corps undergoes major exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 6:04 PM

Watch: IDF Unit 669 in action

The elite search and rescue unit saved 254 soldiers in Operation Protective Edge alone.Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 12:32 PM

Judea and Samaria Division: Only two August attacks

Judea and Samaria Division sums up with satisfaction results of three major long-term campaigns aiming to stem next terror wave.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2017, 8:02 PM

Army Radio to stop granting airtime to draft evaders

Army Radio's new commander announces slew of changes, including ban on songs by artists who didn't serve in the IDF.Elad Benari, 9/5/2017, 3:37 AM

Massive IDF wargames involving tens of thousands of soldiers

Forces to simulate infiltration and takeover of northern village as well as massive fire and IDF attack against enemy in air, land and sea.Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2017, 6:55 PM

Terrorist dies a month after being shot

PFLP member who resisted arrest for taking part in violent riots dies of his wounds.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2017, 5:52 PM

Watch: Haredi soldiers at the Western Wall

Netzah Yehuda soldiers visit Jerusalem for spiritually uplifting day ahead of Rosh Hashannah.Uzi Baruch, 9/4/2017, 7:58 AM

'We need to be ready for the enemy'

Gaza-area units train for the next battle with the Hamas terror organization, preparing for every possible scenario.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 5:15 PM

PM to blind soldier: You deserve to serve

Blind soldier turns to PM Netanyahu with three wishes; Netanyahu grants two of them - and IDF welcomes new Air Force soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 3:07 PM

IDF discovers illegal weapons factory

Owner of illegal weapons factory may have held a permit allowing him to enter Israel as he pleased.Reut Hadar, 8/31/2017, 12:38 PM

Watch: IDF forces fight incitement

IDF shuts down terrorist radio station, arrests terror-inciting singer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 8:57 AM

UN Secretary General flies over Gaza in Israeli helicopter

UN Secretary General Guterres receives helicopter tour of Gaza area, receives briefing on threats facing Israeli residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 9:53 AM

Illegal weapons factory discovered in Samaria

Security forces arrest 16 wanted terrorists, confiscate weapons.Kobi Finkler, 8/30/2017, 8:41 AM

Watch: Soldier with cerebral palsy gets her “wings”

Young woman who defied expectations her entire life does it again and becomes full-fledged DF soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 10:29 PM

Commander of drowned IDF soldier convicted

Major who authorized activity in which soldier drowned convicted, sentenced to 3 months in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2017, 4:19 PM

Watch: Mixed-gender unit holds first exercise

The Lions of the Valley unit held its first ever battalion-level training exercise.Tzvi Lev, 8/28/2017, 12:29 PM

'An important precedent in the fight against terrorism'

5 relatives of terrorist who murdered 3 Jews in cold blood convicted for not reporting their knowledge of the attack beforehand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2017, 10:16 PM

Why does IDF K-9 unit train in Ramle Market?

Special from the IDF K-9 (Canine) Unit on National Dog DayTzvi Lev, 8/27/2017, 3:36 PM

IDF Medical Corps recruited for MDA Life Guardians project

New initiative will recruit thousands of IDF medical personnel to expand MDA's Life Guardians, first responder teams throughout Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2017, 3:33 PM

'It was a terror attack like any other'

IDF soldiers arrest some members of a firebombing cell.Ido Ben Porat, 8/25/2017, 12:33 PM

'Tulkarm and Jenin are still the terror capitals'

IDF general explains importance of his brigade's work in Judea and Samaria. 'We work every night to keep the peace.'Benny Tocker, 8/23/2017, 5:54 PM

Army medic injects himself with morphine instead of patient

Paramedic treating soldier who lost part of his finger holds syringe upside down, injects himself with painkiller.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 9:16 PM

Which IDF units donated the most blood in 2016?

IDF, Magen David Adom, hold ceremony honoring IDF units who donate large quantities of blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 12:22 PM

'Haredi soldiers not giving up on Torah study'

Netzach Yehuda CEO says haredi IDF recruits maintain religious lifestyle, show haredim have nothing to fear from IDF.Benny Tocker, 8/20/2017, 8:00 PM

This is how 'equality' in the IDF looks

Climbing wall used for obstacle course indicates that the IDF in fact holds by three levels of equality.Gil Ronen, 8/17/2017, 9:31 AM

Brigade commander talks with haredi soldiers on women's singing

Commander removes haredi soldiers during social event with women's singing, encourages them to maintain their way of life in the army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2017, 8:16 AM

'Promoting an extremist feminist agenda in the IDF'

'Brothers in Arms' organization blasts Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman after he insists the IDFis not promoting a feminist agenda.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2017, 7:19 PM

2 Gazans arrested sneaking into Israel

IDF arrests 2 men trying to enter Israel from terrorist-run enclave.Gary Willig, 8/16/2017, 4:59 PM

Terror widow: Our home will never be rebuilt

Michal Salomon says terrorists will rebuild their destroyed home, demands government make punishment for murder more severe.Chana Roberts, 8/16/2017, 9:14 AM

IDF demolishes home of Halamish terrorist

IDF troops demolish home of terrorist who murdered three members of the Salomon family.Elad Benari, 8/16/2017, 7:03 AM

Hamas denies digging tunnels under civilians' homes

Hamas says IDF allegations it is burrowing terror tunnels underneath homes in Gaza are "lies and rumors".Elad Benari, 8/15/2017, 5:38 AM

IDF wants officers to spend more time with their families

Israeli army developing a project that would enable officers serving in combat units to spend more time with their families.Tzvi Lev, 8/14/2017, 2:03 PM

Health Minister opposes bill to raise smoking age to 21

20 MKs from across the political spectrum support a bill raising smoking age from 18 to 21 - but Health Minister opposes it.Chana Roberts, 8/14/2017, 1:36 PM

IDF soldier injured by Arab stone-throwers

Arabs throw rocks at IDF soldiers operating near Jericho, security forces confiscate illegal firearms.Kobi Finkler, 8/14/2017, 8:18 AM

Hezbollah:Israel detonated spy device before we could examine it

Hezbollah says that they found a concealed spy device, but Israel detonated it from afar before they terror group could examine it.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2017, 1:48 PM