'IDF doesn't fake haredi enlistment data'

Businessman David Hager, one of the key supporters of Nahal Haredi, responds to report IDF inflated statistics on recruitment of haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2019, 3:15 PM

IDF soldiers' parents: Let them go, they're not terrorists

The parents of the Nahal Haredi soldiers jailed after scuffle with Bedouin youths protest against 'a travesty of justice.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/27/2019, 6:40 PM

Arabs suspected of firebomb attacks arrested

IDF soldiers from Netzah Yehuda Battalion carry out arrests of suspected Arab terrorists.Kobi Finkler, 7/18/2019, 4:35 AM

Dear secular Israelis, the haredi Jews are Israel's bulwark

To survive and strive, the Jewish state also needs the "other Israel," it needs all those black-suited rabbis and students. Giulio Meotti, 5/31/2019, 8:59 AM

Fight breaks out between soldiers of Bedouin, haredi battalions

Confrontation leads to knives being thrown at the haredi soldiers in front of base commanders. Investigation opened by military police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 10:03 PM

6 months in prison for soldiers who beat Arab suspects

Netzach Yehudah soldiers convicted of beating collaborators in Givat Assaf terror attacks receive jail time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 4:33 PM

3 'Netzach Yehuda' soldiers convicted of mistreating Arabs

Military court accepts plea bargain of soldiers with prosecutor. Soldiers to serve 6.5 months in prison and be demoted to rank of Private.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2019, 1:13 PM

Second plea bargain in Netzach Yehuda case

Soldier will confess to aggravated abuse, will be convicted and serve six-and-a-half months, and will be demoted to rank of Private.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 3:14 PM

First plea bargain in Netzach Yehuda case

One of five soldiers indicted for abusing Arab detainees signs order to serve 6.5 months in prison and be demoted to rank of Private.Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2019, 5:50 PM

Member of Haredi paratroopers: 'Today I won'

Paratrooper Joe Brikman writes about his journey, celebrates becoming a paratrooper, and promises not to stop 'till he gets to the top.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2019, 11:37 PM

Former US chaplain attends grandson's IDF ceremony

Grandfather served as rabbi and colonel in the US Army, grandson serves as religious paratrooper in the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 2:14 PM

Officer indicted for not preventing beating of detained Arabs

Commander of soldiers indicted for beating detained Arabs indicted for not preventing the incident despite discerning it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 2:29 PM

Soldiers' parents slam journalist's criticism

Parents of Netzach Yehuda soldiers slam journalist who called them 'animal people,' insist she thank them for allowing her to sleep well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 11:04 PM

Indictment hearing for Netzach Yehuda soldiers

5 Netzach Yehuda soldiers stand accused of beating Arabs suspected in helping the terrorist who murdered their friendsArutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 2:34 PM

Joe's path: From Chabad to the haredi Paratroopers

Joe Brikman serves in the haredi Paratrooper battalion. In a personal interview, he talks openly about childhood abuse, and joining the IDF.Yoni Kempinski, 2/2/2019, 8:49 PM

Bereaved father: It's the Azariya trial all over again

Father of murdered soldier slams decision to indict his son's comrades for beating terrorists involved in the attack.Benny Toker, 1/31/2019, 5:24 PM

Indictment: Soldiers beat detained Arabs

5 soldiers from haredi battalion charged with beating Palestinian Arab detainees who were handcuffed and blindfolded, causing severe injury.Ido Ben Porat, 1/31/2019, 11:30 AM

IDF launches campaign to recruit haredim to fight

Combat units: Netzach Yehuda Battalion, Tomer Company in Givati, Hetz Company in Paratroopers, Mageni Hanegev Brigade, Air and Space Corps.Mordechai Sones, 1/28/2019, 6:50 PM

Indictment against soldiers who beat Arabs

Nahal Haredi fighters suspected of beating two Arabs they held as detainees causing them severe injuries while handcuffed and blindfolded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 11:56 AM

Givat Assaf terrorist captured

Terrorist wanted for pair of shooting attacks north of Jerusalem captured by Israeli security forces after nearly month-long manhunt.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2019, 7:44 AM

Nahal Haredi soldiers under investigation

Soldiers from IDF's Nahal Haredi battalion are under suspicion of attempting to release right-wing activists who had thrown stones at Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 8:54 AM

"The bodies were still warm; people were already hurling blame"

A haredi businessman who served in the Netzach Yehuda battalion, reacted to criticism leveled against the battalion's soldiers.Hezki Baruch, 1/4/2019, 8:32 AM

150 haredi soldiers sworn in at Western Wall plaza

Netzach Yehuda Battalion holds first swearing-in ceremony since Givat Assaf attack.Eliran Aharon, 1/3/2019, 11:33 PM

From Brooklyn to the haredi paratrooper battalion

Born in Brooklyn, Joe Brikman overcame personal hardships to become a warrior, and now helps other haredi youths connect to the IDF.Shimon Cohen, 1/3/2019, 4:55 PM

Netanyahu encourages Netzach Yehuda fighters

PM meets Netzach Yehuda Battalion, two of whose fighters fell in attack last week: 'I want to express my great appreciation and salute you.'Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 7:04 PM

“Naveh’s message – We are strong and will triumph”

Soldier injured during the infiltration on Beit El says he was thinking of his young daughter. “The small baby girl defeated the terrorist”Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2018, 11:44 AM

Wounded soldier's parents ask public to pray

Netanel Felber remains in critical condition after being shot during Thursday's terror attack at Givat Assaf.Tzvi Lev, 12/15/2018, 8:46 PM

Nahal Haredi rabbi recalls final talk with murdered soldiers

'I saw them only half an hour before the terror attack. To hear that these happy and energetic boys have fallen is indescribably painful.'Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2018, 12:18 AM

Soldiers killed at Givat Assaf identified

Two soldiers murdered in grisly terror attack identified as Yuval Mor-Yosef and Yosef Cohen from the Netzach Yehuda-Nahal Haredi Battalion.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 7:16 PM

Watch: Religious troops prepare for action...with a song

Troops from Netzach Yehuda, also known as Nahal Haredi, sing traditional Jewish songs shortly before raiding the home of a wanted terrorist.Tzvi Lev, 12/8/2018, 11:09 PM

Record number of haredi paratroopers sworn in

Haredi paratrooper company sworn in at Western Wall as requests to join unit continue to climb.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 12:20 PM

Haredi lone soldiers receive new home in Jerusalem

Nahal Haredi inaugurates new home for lone soldiers, emphasizes need for support for haredi soldiers who can't go home during army service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 12:13 PM

The prayer of the haredi soldiers

Soldiers of 'Netzah Yehuda' battalion finish brigade-wide march with special prayer. 'May every drop of sweat be elevated to G-d's will.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2018, 7:58 PM

This haredi commander overtook a terrorist - without a weapon

Haredi battalion's new commander is a hero who overtook a terrorist with his bare hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 12:37 PM

Watch: Haredi soldiers pray at Western Wall

Haredi soldiers 'sworn in' to IDF in special ceremony at the Western Wall. Rabbis: Haredi soldiers ensure Holocaust never happens again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 3:38 PM

How security camera footage helped Israel track down killers

Security camera footage enabled the Israeli security forces to track down the terrorists who murdered Ron Kukia earlier this month.Tzvi Lev, 12/31/2017, 5:24 PM

Extremists force Rabbi Shteinman memorial to change location

Memorial event for Rabbi Shteinman in England forced to move location after haredi extremists protest.Tzvi Lev, 12/31/2017, 4:51 PM

More haredi soldiers requesting uniform exemptions

Justice Minister Shaked praises Netzah Yehuda for aiding haredi IDF soldiers.Orly Harari, 12/27/2017, 2:11 PM

Rabbi Shteinman credited with enlistment of 15,000 soldiers

Founder of the haredi Netzah Yehuda Battalion says Rabbi Shteinman blessed the initiative, valued unity above all else.Benny Toker, 12/15/2017, 12:08 PM

Haredi battalion returns to Binyamin region

Nahal Haredi Battalion returns to guard Binyamin region after two months of training exercises.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2017, 4:10 PM

'You're following in Abraham's footsteps'

Haredi soldiers hold battalion exercise in Jordan Valley. 'You do what is right despite what others think, just like Abraham.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2017, 10:53 AM

New Netzach Yehuda commander recipient of top bravery award

Incoming haredi battalion commander Nitai Okashi received bravery award in 2007 for tackling a terrorist preparing to throw a grenade.Tzvi Lev, 9/24/2017, 2:38 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, 9/14/2017, 12:24 PM

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, 9/13/2017, 9:53 AM

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

Watch: Nahal Haredi recruits finish tractate before swearing-in

Haredi troops celebrate swearing-in with completion of a tractate of the Talmud. 'You have the privilege to sanctify God's name.'Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2017, 6:05 PM

From 'Cheder' to platoon commander

Lieutenant Shlomo Weizman will stand today at his soldier's swearing-in ceremony, Haruv reconnaissance unit recruits.Mordechai Sones, 8/24/2017, 6:49 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

Watch: Haredi paratroopers take the plunge

20 soldiers who performed their first parachute jump yesterday are part of the second draft cycle of the new haredi paratrooper unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 2:04 PM

The matchmaking office of 'Nahal Haredi'

'Netzah Yehuda Association' hires matchmaker to help haredim who choose to serve in the army find wives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 9:59 AM

Will an IDF soldier then be attacked in a synagogue?

Violence against haredi soldiers leads President to meet with Netzach Yehuda fighters, 'A winning battalion in battle against terror.'Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2017, 4:52 PM

Eli commercial center becomes 'Palestinian village'

Nahal Haredi fighters conduct exercise in Binyamin taking control of mall in Eli. 'We will not rest, we will continue to prepare for war.'Mordechai Sones, 6/6/2017, 7:10 PM

Haredi soldiers save Samaria resident

Terrorists throw stones at Samaria resident commuting to work, haredi soldiers chase terrorist, save victim's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2017, 1:36 PM

Chief of Staff: Imprison those who maltreat haredi soldiers

Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot visits soldiers of Netzach Yehuda and Shachar Battalions.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2017, 9:15 PM

Recruiting haredim - no longer a dream

Yehuda Duvdevani, of Nahal Haredi founders, calls to cease criticism of haredi soldiers, encourage those who do not learn - to enlist.Yehuda Duvdevani, 3/20/2017, 11:33 PM

18 years of Nahal Haredi: Rabbis are satisfied

Nachal Rabbi Yaron David content about sanctity of haredi battalions, 'Today more and more troops follow after us.'Benny Toker, 3/8/2017, 3:27 PM

Defense Minister visits haredi soldiers, backs Kfir commander

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visited soldiers from haredi army battalion and commended Kfir commander Gai Hazut for his leadership.Yoel Domb, 1/17/2017, 4:34 PM