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Itai Saban, 19, dies suddenly

Itai Saban, 19, dies suddenly

Itai Saban, 19-year-old Golani soldier, dies suddenly while on leaveArutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2020, 9:50 PM
When Northwest Florida Jewish women join IDF after high school

When Northwest Florida Jewish women join IDF after high school

It is unusual to find two young Jewish women from Northwest Florida electing to serve in the IDF following  graduation from high school.Israel News Talk Radio, 6/26/2020, 4:09 AM
'Corona wedding' during IAF training? Anything's possible!

'Corona wedding' during IAF training? Anything's possible!

She's a surf guide for girls and he just completed the IAF's fighter pilot course. They met and married during the COVID-19 epidemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2020, 4:26 PM
Largest IDF synagogue to date opens

Largest IDF synagogue to date opens

Soldiers at IDF training campus in Southern Israel can now pray and celebrate in the largest IDF synagogue to date.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2020, 3:58 AM
Gantz: We won't wait forever for the Palestinians

Gantz: We won't wait forever for the Palestinians

Defense Minister hints he may support unilateral application of sovereignty if PA continues to say no to talks or peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2020, 5:01 PM
This soldier serves on the same plane that rescued her family

This soldier serves on the same plane that rescued her family

In 1991, Ethiopia was on verge of chaos while IDF carried out 3 top-secret operations to bring thousands of Ethiopians to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2020, 8:09 PM
IDF announces new coronavirus rules

IDF announces new coronavirus rules

Soldiers to be banned from using trains, sizes of gatherings of soldiers to be limited as IDF combats rise in morbidity in the ranks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2020, 5:30 PM
Body of missing IDF soldier Adiel Fishler found

Body of missing IDF soldier Adiel Fishler found

Body of Staff Sergant Adiel Binyamin Fishler located after two days of searching.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2020, 9:48 PM
IDF unveils new drone unit

IDF unveils new drone unit

Drones can collect accurate and high resolution intelligence in a variety of conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2020, 10:12 PM
IDF confiscates heavy equipment used in illegal Area C construction

IDF confiscates heavy equipment used in illegal Area C construction

Dozens of pieces of heavy equipment, from bulldozers to stone saws, confiscated from quarries in operation to stop illegal construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2020, 4:22 PM
IDF & Shabak foil attempt to smuggle arms into Gaza via sea

IDF & Shabak foil attempt to smuggle arms into Gaza via sea

2 terror operatives and weapons cache apprehended following sea chase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2020, 5:00 PM
Memorial held for Zecharia Baumel

Memorial held for Zecharia Baumel

Memorial held on Mt. Herzl for soldier killed in Lebanon War whose body was missing for 37 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2020, 5:32 PM
IDF soldiers pray to receive needed Biblical articles for worship

IDF soldiers pray to receive needed Biblical articles for worship

A special organization is trying to ease the entrance of haredim, into the Israeli army.Sponsored by ISF, 6/16/2020, 3:17 PM
IDF attacks in Gaza following Hamas rocket fire

IDF attacks in Gaza following Hamas rocket fire

Aircraft and tanks fire at terrorist targets in response to rocket that was fired toward southern Israel.Elad Benari, 6/15/2020, 11:20 PM
Weapon stolen from soldier in Jordan Valley

Weapon stolen from soldier in Jordan Valley

Shin Bet, police searching for weapon stolen from training base from hands of sleeping soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2020, 4:38 PM
'We didn't sleep until the terrorist was captured'

'We didn't sleep until the terrorist was captured'

Family of murdered soldier Amit Ben Yigal observe the village of Ya'bad where Amit was killed during operational activity.Ido Ben Porat, 6/9/2020, 6:00 AM
Watch: Father of murdered soldier visits his son's grave

Watch: Father of murdered soldier visits his son's grave

Father of Amit Ben Yigal visits his son's grave in the military cemetery to inform him of the capture of the terrorist who murdered him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2020, 12:35 AM
IDF officer wounded in training accident hopes to return to duty

IDF officer wounded in training accident hopes to return to duty

IDF head of training visits officer who was seriously wounded in friendly fire incident during training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2020, 9:16 PM
IDF officer injured during training exercise

IDF officer injured during training exercise

IDF officer seriously injured by another officer's weapon during military training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2020, 12:26 AM
Israel's security organizations prepare for sovereignty

Israel's security organizations prepare for sovereignty

IDF, Shabak, hold meeting to discuss possible outcomes of a decision to apply Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 2:56 PM
Soldiers with disabilities return to military bases following six-week furlough

Soldiers with disabilities return to military bases following six-week furlough

Soldiers from the IDF’s Special in Uniform project return to bases brimming with motivation and ready to continue defending the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 2:13 AM
IDF generals peruse sovereignty map

IDF generals peruse sovereignty map

Not awaiting official declarations, army prepares to deal with rioting in all sectors over sovereignty in Judea and Samaria declaration.Mordechai Sones, 6/2/2020, 4:24 PM
B'Tselem video: Soldier throws grenade in Palestinian Arab village

B'Tselem video: Soldier throws grenade in Palestinian Arab village

Videos posted by leftist organization show soldier puncturing the wheel of a car and another soldier throwing what looks like gas grenades.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2020, 1:05 AM
IDF soldiers foil terror attack near Ramallah

IDF soldiers foil terror attack near Ramallah

Riots break out in Arab town after IDF foils ramming attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2020, 11:23 PM
Israel was not ready when the virus struck. But who was?

Israel was not ready when the virus struck. But who was?

To defeat an enemy, you need for life to have meaning. And that is the case in Israel and explains its success in the pandemic. Opinion.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 5/26/2020, 3:58 PM
Dismissal, reprimands in case of soldier who committed suicide

Dismissal, reprimands in case of soldier who committed suicide

Investigation into death of soldier military police attempted to recruit as a source finds serious faults in treatment of soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 3:45 PM
Watch: The liberation of Jerusalem

Watch: The liberation of Jerusalem

On this day in the Hebrew calendar, we celebrate the liberation of Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2020, 1:01 AM
Former Chief of Staff seeking to go into politics?

Former Chief of Staff seeking to go into politics?

A year and a half after retiring from the IDF, Gadi Eizenkot hints for the first time that he intends to join politics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2020, 6:33 AM
Kochavi: We will not hesitate to thwart threats against Israel

Kochavi: We will not hesitate to thwart threats against Israel

IDF Chief of Staff says 'our enemy will discover on the day of reckoning that he has turned his home front into the front.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 8:34 PM
Hunt for terrorist who murdered soldier continues

Hunt for terrorist who murdered soldier continues

IDF continues search for terrorist who murdered Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal in a block-throwing attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 5:33 PM
Woman arrested for digging at grave of slain soldier Amit Ben Yigal

Woman arrested for digging at grave of slain soldier Amit Ben Yigal

41-year-old Rishon Letzion resident arrested after signs of digging found at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 8:15 PM
IDF on high alert along northern border with Lebanon following recent fence crossings

IDF on high alert along northern border with Lebanon following recent fence crossings

IDF upped the level of alert on the northern border with Lebanon in light of recent events along the security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2020, 8:38 PM
Terrorist attack thwarted near Jerusalem

Terrorist attack thwarted near Jerusalem

IDF soldiers open fire at terrorists who threw an explosive device and a firebomb near Abu Dis.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/15/2020, 11:27 PM
Fellow soldiers of Amit Ben Yigal pay emotional visit to his family

Fellow soldiers of Amit Ben Yigal pay emotional visit to his family

Fellow soldiers of Amit Ben Yigal visit his family and sing songs of Shabbat together with themArutz Sheva, 5/15/2020, 5:38 PM
Signs of digging at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Signs of digging at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Father of Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal visits cemetery with military officials after signs of digging reported at his son's grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 10:09 PM
Soldier hurt in ramming attack identified

Soldier hurt in ramming attack identified

Shadi Ibrahim of Sajur is the soldier who was severely wounded in the ramming attack in Har Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 9:23 PM
'Nations amass against Israel the IDF needs God more than ever'

'Nations amass against Israel the IDF needs God more than ever'

Many IDF troops need new Torah Scrolls. One organization is changing that.Sponsored Content, 5/13/2020, 8:54 PM
IDF prepares for application of sovereignty

IDF prepares for application of sovereignty

Defense establishment preparing for range of responses to application of sovereignty ranging from mild to extreme.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 6:56 PM
IDF closing in on terrorist who murdered soldier with block

IDF closing in on terrorist who murdered soldier with block

20 arrested as search continues for terrorist who murdered Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal with a block yesterday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 4:57 PM
IDF soldier injured, stone-throwing terrorist eliminated

IDF soldier injured, stone-throwing terrorist eliminated

Palestinian Arab rioters attack IDF forces operating in Hebron district, IDF soldier injured. Stone-throwing terrorist shot and killed.David Rosenberg, 5/13/2020, 10:29 AM
Arab Muslim twins From east Jerusalem - now serving in the IDF

Arab Muslim twins From east Jerusalem - now serving in the IDF

Once they held up a gas station with a fake gun - but now these Arab Muslim brothers are proudly serving as combat soldiers in the IDF.i24NEWS, 5/13/2020, 3:37 AM
Live: Funeral of Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal

Live: Funeral of Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal

IDF soldier killed in block-throwing attack Tuesday morning laid to rest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 6:23 PM
Hundreds salute soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Hundreds salute soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Hundreds of civilians gather to pay their respects to Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in a block-throwing attack Tuesday morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 5:11 PM
Watch: Slain soldier joins colleagues in motivational chant

Watch: Slain soldier joins colleagues in motivational chant

Video released showing unit of soldier slain in block-throwing attack chanting 'who's meshugah, I'm meshugah!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 3:53 PM
Headlines about IDF soldiers pack a message

Headlines about IDF soldiers pack a message

When it comes to an IDF soldier, the verb in the headline tells it all. Murdered or died? The word chosen is never accidental. Op-ed.Shalom Pollack, 5/12/2020, 2:22 PM
The terrorist spotted a soldier lifting up his head - and threw a brick at his face

The terrorist spotted a soldier lifting up his head - and threw a brick at his face

Initial IDF investigation reveals terrorist atop 3-story building spotted IDF soldier - and heaved a block at his head.Uzi Baruch, 5/12/2020, 1:46 PM
Fallen soldier's girlfriend: He didn't 'die', he was murdered

Fallen soldier's girlfriend: He didn't 'die', he was murdered

'He sent me a text message yesterday saying that he was taking care of himself, promising he'd come back,' says girlfriend of slain soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 1:04 PM
IDF forces operating in town where soldier was killed

IDF forces operating in town where soldier was killed

'The terrorist dropped a massive block on him, his helmet just wasn't enough.' IDF forces return to PA village where soldier was killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 10:30 AM
IDF soldier killed in stone-throwing attack in Samaria

IDF soldier killed in stone-throwing attack in Samaria

Israeli soldier fatally injured in stone-throwing attack during arrest operation in northern Samaria.David Rosenberg, 5/12/2020, 9:58 AM
New details about demolition of home of terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb

New details about demolition of home of terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb

Senior officer: Demolishing a home during Ramadan is like having your belongings confiscated by tax authorities during the Seder.Kobi Finkler, 5/12/2020, 3:05 AM
Anticipating the enemy: IDF 'SHILUACH' Division inaugurated

Anticipating the enemy: IDF 'SHILUACH' Division inaugurated

New Division coordinates multi-branch systems, develops innovative military methods, designs power structure continuously and long-term.Mordechai Sones, 5/11/2020, 7:20 PM
Weapons, drug smuggling attempt thwarted on Israel-Egypt border

Weapons, drug smuggling attempt thwarted on Israel-Egypt border

Bedouin attempt to smuggle weapons and drugs across Israeli-Egyptian border, are arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 12:03 PM
Mother’s Day: Son beats the odds and serves in the IDF

Mother’s Day: Son beats the odds and serves in the IDF

Daniel Tabarzar was diagnosed with William’s Syndrome as a baby - yet he defied the odds and is now in the IDF’s Special in Uniform program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 5:34 PM
Watch: IDF simulates terrorist infiltration

Watch: IDF simulates terrorist infiltration

IDF holds exercise in Samaria community of Revava simulating terrorist infiltration and shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 7:36 PM
Rocket fired from Gaza, IDF attacks Hamas posts

Rocket fired from Gaza, IDF attacks Hamas posts

Rocket from Gaza explodes in open area in Eshkol region. IDF retaliates by attacking Hamas posts.Elad Benari, 5/6/2020, 1:43 AM
From assisting military personnel to aiding civilians

From assisting military personnel to aiding civilians

IDF Technology and Maintenance Division distributes food and medicine to elderly and at-risk; 'Civilian response to soldiers was exciting.'Rafael Levy, 5/5/2020, 5:20 PM
IDF, Leumit Health Services, develop no-contact coronavirus testing stations

IDF, Leumit Health Services, develop no-contact coronavirus testing stations

Leumit Health Services and the IDF develop innovative coronavirus testing unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 9:46 AM