IDF study: Fewer female soldiers interested in combat positions

Survey shows drop in number of female recruits interested in combat positions. Only 55% of male candidates willing to serve in combat roles.Ido Ben Porat, 1/3/2018, 10:25 PM

'Return to sanity: Women shouldn't conduct military assaults'

'Why should my granddaughter be a combat soldier with a knife between her teeth? In Israel there's no need to place women on front lines.'Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2017, 5:19 PM

'Nobody is stopping religious soldiers from advancing'

Channel 2 military commentator is convinced that kippot will soon be seen in top IDF positions.Eliran Aharon, 11/30/2017, 2:14 AM

IDF to 'stabilize' female combat draft

Army reportedly to freeze draft rate of women to combat positions so as to reassess mental and physical consequences.Tal Polon, 11/1/2017, 4:05 PM

Is equality more important than operational ability?

Forum for IDF Fortitude reveals statistics on injuries women suffer during combat training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 2:51 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, 9/18/2017, 1:41 PM

'They're trying to mask feminine identity'

Woman OB/GYN Dr. Chana Katan speaks about gender identity and women in combat.Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2017, 12:20 PM

Female IDF combat soldiers at health risk

Fighters suffer stress fractures, anemia, infection, back pain; Solution: lowering loads and effort bar, queueing up for orthopedists.Mordechai Sones, 6/12/2017, 5:30 PM

Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Prominent rabbi slams army order to integrate women into combat positions. 'They're destroying the Nation of Israel.'Tal Polon, 4/30/2017, 8:00 AM

Parents to Education Ministry: Don't send our girls to the IDF

Parents call on Education Minister not to allow organizations encouraging enlistment of girls into national religious schools.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 4/2/2017, 2:26 PM

IDF threatens to punish soldiers who protest co-ed combat units

Army takes surprisingly strident and threatening tone against soldiers distributing flyers at intersections.Hillel Fendel, 3/30/2017, 1:05 PM

Women in combat - by the numbers

IDF says 800 pregnancies reported, 600 abortions funded per year; 10 different studies show women less fit for combat than men.Chana Roberts, 3/29/2017, 12:59 PM

'Integrating men and women harms the army's cohesion'

Special conference discusses difficulties faced by IDF units which integrate men and women.Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/27/2017, 2:10 PM

'Israel doesn't need new elections'

Defense Minister visits army base, speaks of importance of IDF diversity, says new elections 'last thing Israel needs.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/19/2017, 10:39 AM

The difficulties facing religious IDF soldiers

A shocking letter from an IDF soldier about the religious problems when serving in a non-hesder unit. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 3/18/2017, 8:55 PM

Reserve Colonel: "Putting women in tanks is irresponsible"

Rabbi Mosher Hager, head of the pre-army mechina in Beit Yatir, warns against the dangers of integrating women into tanks.Benny Tucker, 11/27/2016, 8:32 AM

Number of women enlisting for combat positions increasing

Survey shows 40% increase in preference for combat positions among female draftees July 2016.Uzi Baruch, 7/24/2016, 9:20 PM

Did IDF pay with lives for feminist dogma?

Following Pentagon decision on women in combat, soldier says his unit paid a heavy price for insistence on female medics during Gaza war.Gil Ronen, 12/14/2015, 7:10 PM