Haredi soldiers thwart bomb attack in Binyamin

The Netzah Yehuda battalion prevented an attack this week after discovering weapons cache during operational activity near Beit El.Cynthia Blank, 2/3/2016, 10:56 PM

Haredi soldiers neutralized series of terror attacks

Soldiers of the Netzah Yehuda battalion, neutralize series of terror attacks throughout the month of December.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2016, 2:09 PM

Watch: Thousands at funeral of officer killed in accident

Thousands gather to pay final respects to First Lieutenant Yishai Rozales, who was killed at the Tze'elim Base.Eliran Aharon, 1/7/2016, 1:44 AM

Officer killed in IDF training accident

Officer in Nahal Haredi killed and another soldier lightly-moderately wounded in mortar accident at Tze'elim Base in the Negev.Uzi Baruch, 1/5/2016, 7:39 PM

Soldier incarcerated for 'extremist dance' wedding

21-day sentence for soldier whose gun was passed around during dance, in which one person waved picture of murdered Arab baby.Kobi Finkler, 1/1/2016, 1:35 PM

Government distributing gun licenses to haredi IDF veterans

Internal Security Minister seeks to arm more haredim, who are being disproportionately targeted by Palestinian Arab terrorists.Ari Soffer, 12/16/2015, 11:59 AM

Rare helmet cam video: Terrorist tries to mow down soldiers

Footage shows soldiers' split-second reactions as terrorist drives at them out of nowhere, at full speed.Gil Ronen, 12/9/2015, 6:51 PM

Absurd: Terrorist to testify against soldiers in court

Military court judge keeps soldiers in jail on claims of terrorists that they struck them, lawyer warns state is destroying IDF morale.Benny Tucker, 11/13/2015, 2:00 PM

Campaigners up in arms over 'wave of arrests' of soldiers

At least a dozen soldiers have been questioned or arrested after claims of 'excessive force' by terrorists and far-left NGOs.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/28/2015, 3:04 PM

Haredi Soldiers Foil Two Terror Cells

Nahal Haredi troops take large role in combating the terror wave, even as they study Rambam as part of a special program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2015, 6:36 PM

State TV: Haredi Soldiers 'Vote Marzel'

Channel 1 besmirches haredi battalion after videotaped sniper action, portrays it as 'extreme right wing.'Gil Ronen, 6/14/2015, 8:34 PM

Video: Haredi Unit's Sniper Brings Down Terrorist

Video from sniper's position shows Haredi battalion sniper firing at terrorist in Silwad, hitting him in the knee.Gil Ronen, 6/14/2015, 3:41 PM

Arab Rioter Tries to Steal Weapon, Soldiers Investigated

Arab media presents soldiers hitting rioter but soldiers reveal he tried to steal gun and potentially kill soldiers; IDF rushes to condemn.Eliran Aharon, 6/13/2015, 9:24 PM

Pictures: Haredi Troops Dedicate Air Force's New Torah Scroll

Torah scroll donated in memory of murderer IDF soldiers to serve increased number of religious soldiers stationed at strategic base.Ari Soffer, 5/14/2015, 6:03 PM

Expert: Haredi IDF Service Now an Unstoppable Force

More members of the haredi community are joining the army than ever, according to Yonatan Bransky of the Netzah Yehuda group.Moshe Cohen, 2/19/2015, 2:52 PM

Pictures: Haredi Troops Brush Up Their Skills in Major Exercise

With the sounds of war echoing from the north, the all-religious Netzah Yehuda battalion take part in its major biannual training drill.Yishai Karov, 2/2/2015, 11:36 AM

Terrorist Attack Thwarted at Samaria Checkpoint

Terrorist armed with a knife tries to stab soldier at crossing in Samaria, neutralized by Hareidi Brigade soldiers.Avi Chaim, Ari Yashar, 12/22/2014, 9:38 AM

Stabbing by Arab Woman Thwarted in Hevron

Attack on soldier at Cave of Machpelah stopped, after heavily armed terror cell in northern Samaria nabbed overnight by hareidi brigade.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 9:26 AM

Maverick Hassidic Singer Lipa Schmeltzer Serenades Haredi Troops

Hassidic music sensation praises Nahal Haredi soldiers for showing how 'you can be a good Jew, and be in the army'.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2014, 9:54 AM

Rabbis Slam IDF for Targeting Hareidi Soldiers in Punishment

Nahal Hareidi rabbis criticize 'drastic' jailing of soldiers in the Brigade for part in social protest, note rapid decline in enlistment.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 7:55 AM

Hareidi Soldiers Jailed Over Call to Eliminate Terrorists

Four combat soldiers sentenced to ten days over taking part in massive internet protest; Tzipi Livni starts 'hotline' for complaints.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 5:07 PM

Hareidi Brigade Wins Prestigious President's Award

Fifteen-year-old Nahal Hareidi becomes youngest combat brigade to win the prize, adds to string of honors for decorated unit.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/21/2014, 12:37 PM

IDF Soldiers Dismissed for Refusing to Expel Jews

Two combat soldiers dismissed from Nahal Brigade after posting pictures vowing to refuse orders to evict Jews from their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2014, 7:58 PM

Ya'alon Promises 'No Force or Coercion' on Hareidi Enlistment

Ya'alon stresses importance of preserving hareidi lifestyle in army to new hareidi recruits, notes challenges of hareidi backlash.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 3/27/2014, 1:28 PM

Netanyahu Compliments Nahal Hareidi

The hareidi infantry unit played a role in the elimination of terrorists in Jenin.Gil Ronen, 3/23/2014, 4:33 PM

Clip Returns Fire On 'Official' Hareidi Protest Video

New clip flips propaganda video around, shows hareidi soldiers juxtaposed with 'worthless pursuits' of hareidi protesters.Ari Yashar, 3/7/2014, 1:28 PM

Hareidi Protest Clip Targets Soldiers, Causes Ire

'Official clip' of hareidi anti-enlistment protest suggests serving national security is a 'worthless pursuit.'Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 11:57 AM

Govt: Anyone Who Insults Hareidi Soldiers in Big Trouble

A law already on the books says that anyone insulting soldiers, including hareidi soldiers, could be jailed for 6 months and pay a huge fineDavid Lev, 1/27/2014, 9:47 PM

Yaalon: Hareidi Brigade Successful Beyond Expectations

Defense Minister praises majority-hareidi brigade on its anniversary.Maayana Miskin, 1/22/2014, 2:44 AM

Hareidi Brigade Wins IDF Chief of Staff Prize

Nahal Hareidi makes history by winning the prestigious prize for the first time, enjoys sharp rise in enlistment despite Knesset debates.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2013, 9:12 PM

Hareidi Soldiers Win Award for Excellence

Nahal Hareidi wins prize for technology and logistics, and the unit is a candidate for 4 more prizes. Rabbis: our soldiers are the best.Gil Ronen, 11/19/2013, 10:19 AM

Hareidi Soldiers Among Most Active in Fighting Terror

Hareidi-religious soldiers in Netzach Yehuda had the most ‘encounters’ this year, MKs learn.Maayana Miskin & Ari Soffer, 10/25/2013, 8:34 AM

Potential Attack Averted After Infiltrators Caught in Samaria

Soldiers and the community's security patrol arrested infiltrators to the community averting a potential attack.Adam Ross, 10/15/2013, 8:21 PM

MK Lipman Invites Hareidi Enlistees to his Home

Hareidi Yesh Atid MK lauds record 400 hareidim who signed up to the IDF; offers support to those whose families are unsupportiveAri Soffer, 8/1/2013, 4:04 PM

Irreligious IDF Commanders Switched at Last Minute

Commanders who were to train new hareidi soldiers are replaced due to fears of secular-hareidi misunderstandings.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 10:45 AM

Hareidi IDF Rabbi: Forced Enlistment? This Means War

Hareidi IDF rabbi, Nachal Hareidi co-founder, threatens zero cooperation if government tries to force enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 6/2/2013, 11:33 AM

Photos and Video: Haredi Battalion Sworn in to the IDF

As debates rage regarding enlistment to the army, the strictly orthodox battalion held a ceremony for its latest recruits.Hezki Baruch, Ammunition Hill, 5/27/2013, 10:25 AM

Gantz: 'Not Sharing the Burden, But Having the Honor to Serve'

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz on Tuesday participated in exercises with Nachal soldiersDavid Lev, 5/7/2013, 11:04 PM

Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Will be Pleasantly Surprised by IDF

Ministers meet with hareidi soldiers as they weigh options in IDF enlistment battle.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2013, 7:39 PM

2 PA Arab Teens Killed in Attack on IDF Post

Two Palestinian Authority Arab teens were killed Wednesday, not one, when a group attacked an Israeli army post in Samaria (Shomron).Chana Ya'ar, 4/4/2013, 9:38 AM

Finally, IDF Written Agreements for Accommodating Hareidim

A written order has finally replaced oral agreements relating to the treatment of hareidi-religious soldiers in the IDF. Annie Lubin, 2/18/2013, 9:42 PM

'IDF Must Keep its Promises - or Hareidi Soldiers Will Leave'

A rabbi who helped found an IDF unit for hareidi soldiers accuses the army of breaking its promises; warns hareidi Jews will leave.Maayana Miskin, 2/8/2013, 11:09 AM

Haredi Battalion in First Exercise in Golan

Netzach Yehuda battalion spent Hanukkah in an intense exercise on the Golan Heights.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2012, 10:43 PM

IDF Begins to Draft Hareidi-Religious Youth

The IDF will draft hareidi-religious 16 to 19-year-olds, but "will wait till after elections" for 20 to 28 year olds, DM Barak says. Chana Ya'ar, 10/15/2012, 6:43 PM

Commander: IDF Willing to Work With Hareidim

Nachal Hareidi brigade commander says the IDF “knows how to find the balance” with hareidi soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 10/5/2012, 11:52 AM

Lipa Schmeltzer's New Video Honors Hareidi Soldiers

Jewish superstar Lipa Schmeltzer releases music video that promotes solidarity among Jews worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2012, 5:43 AM

IDF has a Problem: Too Many Hareidi Reservists

Haredi reservists say IDF promised them that they would not serve outside haredi units, but it is not keeping its word.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2012, 8:45 PM

Netanyahu Meets Hareidi Soldiers

Prime Minister visits hareidi IDF battalion, just two days after Cabinet approves measures to encourage more hareidi recruitment.Elad Benari, 1/12/2011, 5:11 AM

Nahal and Shimshon Brigades Win First Prize

The Nahal and Shimshon brigades were among the first place winners in Israel Defense Forces awards for outstanding performance.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/28/2010, 4:42 PM

Soldiers Pitch In to Restore Carmel Forest

Soldiers from the Nachal Brigade have a special mission: to rehabilitate the Carmel forest after a devastating fire.Israel news staff, 12/24/2010, 12:50 PM

IDF Plays Matchmaker to Hareidi Soldiers

In an initiative to assist hareidi-religious soldiers, the IDF is working with rabbis, matchmakers to find former soldiers hareidi brides. Maayana Miskin, 10/22/2010, 11:15 AM

Hareidi IDF Unit Celebrates Next Ten Years

A celebration took place in Jerusalem commemorating ten years of a project lauded as a uniting force in Israeli society and the IDF.Malkah Fleisher, 10/10/2010, 5:31 PM