85% of hesder soldiers serve in combat units

Hesder students join paratroopers, intelligence, tanks, navy, infantry, and other units.Uzi Baruch, 3/15/2017, 2:28 PM

IDF soldiers forced to visit church

Dozens of Engineering Corps soldiers forced to visit church during 'educational seminar' organized by IDF.Ido Ben Porat, 3/14/2017, 2:15 PM

Extremists hang faux haredi soldiers

Eida Haharedit youth hang dummies dressed as haredi soldiers.Michal Levy, 3/13/2017, 1:40 PM

Home Front Command exercises are 'critical'

Police, ambulance, and fire crews take part in Home Front Command preparedness drill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 7:02 PM

Rivlin: Go and protect Israel

President gives IDF soldiers Mishloach Manot, says female soldiers integral to defense of nation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 5:27 PM

Nails on the road, followed by shooting attacks on Israelis

Terrorists planned to stop cars with nails on the road, then open fire on the stopped vehicles.Uzi Baruch, 3/12/2017, 3:00 PM

'Corruption entered the rabbinical establishment'

The Supreme Court rejected appeal over fictitious rabbinical certificates issued to security personnel by Chief Rabbinate.Yoel Domb, 3/12/2017, 2:24 PM

Provocations during Hevron Purim parade

Key witness in Elor Azariya trial unfurled Palestinian flag during Hevron Purim parade.Eliran Aharon, 3/12/2017, 1:12 PM

'Integrating women into combat is a colossal failure'

Reserve colonel says IDF is ignoring its own research by insisting on pushing women into combat.Gil Ronen, 3/12/2017, 11:02 AM

'Daddy come guard me, I'm scared of the dark'

Female IDF soldier assigned to guard duty asked her father to join her as she was 'afraid of the dark.'Yoel Domb, 3/12/2017, 10:53 AM

Will Hamas place benches to help female IDF soldiers?

IDF lowers standards after realizing women can't keep up, provides benches to help climbing. Will Hamas do the same?Gil Ronen, 3/11/2017, 8:10 PM

Watch: How the IDF took out an ISIS cell on the Golan Heights

IDF releases video showing tank unit destroying ISIS cell which had ambushed Golani troops last year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 7:43 PM

Israeli teen with CP beats the odds, becomes IDF soldier

Teen with cerebral palsy fulfills dream of serving in the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 5:09 PM

Yeshiva head: Civil revolt over women in combat units

Religious Zionist Har Hamor Yeshiva head calls for 'civil revolt' over loss of IDF moral integrity if women serve in male combat units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 10:12 PM

Tzfat rabbi: Women in combat harms the IDF

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu supports Rabbi Levenstein's claim that women in tanks means inefficient tank crews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 10:55 AM

Terrorists bought weapons on the internet

IDF completes military operation sparked by discovery of weapons in package sent via post.Kobi Finkler, 3/8/2017, 10:07 AM

Commander of mixed gender unit is a religious Samaria resident

The new commander of the mixed gender battalion was interviewed for the IDF website about his new appointment.Yoel Domb, 3/7/2017, 6:09 PM

Rabbis to Shaked, Bennett: They're stealing the IDF

Religious Zionist leaders meet Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked to explain opposition to the new IDF standing order on mixed-gender units.Yoel Domb, 3/7/2017, 12:56 PM

Shas blasts expansion of mixed-gender IDF combat units

MK Malchieli tells Arutz Sheva new army directives expanding mixed gender service intended to make life difficult for religious soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2017, 10:27 AM

New mixed-gender unit to be established in IDF

The March 2017 enlistment to IDF will feature a fourth mixed-gender combat unit.Kobi Finkler, 3/6/2017, 9:49 PM

3 officers accused of negligent manslaughter

Indictments against three officers, including one Major, in drowning death of soldier Ilan Yankelovich from Unit 8200 in reservoir.Kobi Finkler, 3/6/2017, 6:00 PM

Report: Most men want to keep the Tender Years Clause

Who should be in IDF tanks - women or haredi men? Who should raise the children? And who should kids stay with if their parents divorce?Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/6/2017, 11:37 AM

US European Commander to visit Israel

US General and Supreme NATO Commander Curtis M. Scaparrotti will visit Israel to discuss regional military issues with IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 11:19 AM

'US warned us not to annex Judea and Samaria'

Defense Minister warns right-wing parties push for annexation of Judea and Samaria will bring an immediate crisis with US.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 10:47 AM

WATCH: Arabs attack IDF vehicle

Arab media publishes video showing rioters attacking IDF jeep, Border Police say video taken out of context, rioters dispersed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2017, 8:15 PM

Stringent haredi group: No soldier or police costumes on Purim

Eida Haharedit group says IDF costumes caused 'wicked draft decree.'Michal Levi, 3/4/2017, 7:42 PM

They left their families to join the IDF

Lone soldiers and immigrant soldiers complete Hebrew course to integrate into IDF.Benny Toker, 3/3/2017, 10:32 AM

Israel strikes back after Gaza terrorists open fire on IDF units

IDF vehicle damaged as terrorists open fire on Israeli soldiers, prompting return fire from IDF tanks and aircraft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2017, 3:28 PM

Circulating the web: IDF soldiers give food to Arab children

IDF soldiers hand out food to needy Arab children. Whereto those disparaging claims against the IDF?, 3/2/2017, 11:32 AM

'A great miracle and tremendous resourcefulness'

Har Hevron Regional Council head Yochai Dimri responded to Wednesday's terror attack in Havat Mor.Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2017, 10:37 PM

'I knew from the outset they were setting up my son'

Charlie Azariya, father of convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya, said Wednesday he would fight until his son's innocence is proven.Yoni Kempinski, 3/1/2017, 8:07 PM

'The army doesn't want to win, and it's maddening'

Fallen soldier's father slams army for 'not wanting to win,' says he hopes IDF and government will learn lessons.Benny Tucker, 3/1/2017, 11:29 AM

Paratroopers fight terror

Binyamin Brigade works to provide Jewish citizens with normal lives, securityArutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 7:41 AM

Ofra reservists protest demolitions in IDF uniforms

Ofra reservists call on people to come in IDF uniform and protest demolitions in Ofra. "We are not second-class citizens or lawbreakers.'Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2017, 10:12 AM

Watch: Intense IDF training exercise

IDF prepare for possible conflict in the Golan., 2/28/2017, 8:50 AM

'The Chief of Staff has declared war on the Torah world'

Religious Zionist rabbis says IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot lied, crossed a red line in forcing religious soldiers to serve with women.Uzi Baruch, 2/26/2017, 6:08 PM

Lebanese protesters cross border into Israel

Lebanese protesters cross into Israel, IDF forces them back over border.Ido Ben Porat, 2/25/2017, 7:06 PM

Watch: Golani soldiers train on Golan Heights

Following threats by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, IDF holds division exercises on Golan Heights, bordering Syria and Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 7:23 PM

Death threats against Arab Christian IDF soldiers

Christian soldiers subject to campaign of harassment and intimidation for daring to serve in IDF and defend Israel.Gary Willig, 2/23/2017, 5:45 PM

Deputy Foreign Minister: Pardon Elor Azariya

Tzipi Hotovely tells President Rivlin to pardon convicted IDF soldier, says his case is unique and public supports pardon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2017, 2:38 PM

'IDF should work on winning wars, not court cases'

Journalist Boaz Bismuth says military court convicted Azariya because officials 'ruled' he was guilty, emphasizes IDF's job is 'to win.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2017, 2:14 PM

Circling the web: IDF soldiers give a tour of Hevron

In recent years terrorist attacks have spiked in Hevron due to incitement, watch what IDF soldiers do to counter these terror attacks., 2/22/2017, 1:10 PM

'Ya'alon used Azariya to forward his political agenda'

Expert says military trial was not fair and could not have been fair, opines Defense Minister used Azariya to forward political agenda.Benny Toker, 2/22/2017, 7:58 AM

'Azariya sentence sends wrong message to soldiers'

Att'y Gil Nadel understands verdict's critics: 'It's possible to pass a law determining a different punishment scale for this kind of case.'Benny Toker, 2/21/2017, 5:49 PM

New bracelet to alert IDF of soldiers' condition in battle

New 'smart watch' to provide IDF medics with real-time info on soldiers' well-being.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 11:30 AM

IDF arrests 22 wanted terrorists overnight

Israeli security forces arrest 6 Hamas terrorists and 16 other terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 7:41 AM

Terrorists who shot at Israeli motorists arrested

Terrorists who carried out multiple shooting attacks on Israeli vehicles in Binyamin arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 6:27 PM

'Your task is as complex as Moses' job'

Rivlin blesses new IDF Chief Rabbi with success in new task of 'connecting,' compares Rabbi Karim's job to that of Moses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 11:36 AM

In pictures: IDF drill in Hevron

Hevron Brigade holds drills, practices dealing with various types of terror attacks and infiltrations.Uzi Baruch, 2/18/2017, 10:01 PM

'Stop government advertising in anti-IDF newspaper'

MK Oded Forer (Yisrael Beytenu) appeals to Government Advertising Agency to stop advertising in newspaper inciting against IDF enlistment.Michal Levy, 2/15/2017, 9:38 PM

Liberman: 'If war is forced on us, IDF knows how to win'

Defense minister Liberman spoke at the annual memorial ceremony for 73 soldiers who died in helicopter disaster.Yoel Domb, 2/15/2017, 6:34 PM

Watch: IDF soldier helps elderly Arab woman cross street

Must see for those who claim IDF biased against Arabs., 2/15/2017, 3:52 PM

IDF Officers Visit USS George H. W. Bush

Group of IDF officers led by Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan visits Nimitz-class aircraft carrier.Yoni Kempinsi, 2/15/2017, 3:30 PM

Historical tanks get new life

Defense Ministry and Yad Lashiryon announce project to restore fifty historic tanks.Kobi Finkler, 2/15/2017, 12:28 PM

Deputy Defense Minister offers solution to Purim draft date

Deputy Defense Minister asks IDF to postpone draft of those whose induction falls on Purim; Army to allow postponement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 7:57 PM

Watch: IDF plants trees for Tu Beshvat

IDF soldiers plant trees in place of those destroyed by the recent wave of terror arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2017, 2:03 PM

'The Chief of Staff is more appreciated than I am'

Cabinet approves extending Gadi Eizenkot's term for additional year, Netanyahu says public appreciates Eizenkot more than the government.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 1:08 PM