The Golani Brigade prepares for war

Top infantry brigade finishes week-long exercise training it for war against Hezbollah.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 8:59 PM

By day, at night, on the mountain, and in the valley

Golani fighters carry out grueling training throughout country constantly preparing to receive the order. Photo essayMordechai Sones, 8/21/2018, 4:58 PM

'Excited and nostalgic'

Mothers of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul arrive at induction center, speak with mothers whose sons enlisted in Givati and Golani brigades.Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2018, 1:00 PM

'The brown beret makes my heart flutter'

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz congratulates soldiers for enlisting in Golani Brigade.Benny Toker, 7/25/2018, 11:38 AM

Legendary IDF battlefield tours impart Israeli fighting heritage

IDF Appreciation Day for 1948 fighters for State and IDFs 70th anniversary. 'Their work was important once and is important to this day.'Mordechai Sones, 6/19/2018, 10:27 PM

IDF officer demoted after encouraging soldier to kill himself

Soldier in training threatened to kill himself, only to receive encouragement from officer, leading soldier to pull the trigger.David Rosenberg, 5/28/2018, 9:39 AM

Golani fighter writes to all of us

Golani fighter astonished, disappointed at righteous indignation over sniper video, salutes comrades defending border against Hamas attacks.One Golani Fighter, 4/11/2018, 11:15 AM

Golani Brigade receives new recruits today

New recruits arrive this morning at training base for Golani fighters.Mordechai Sones, 3/11/2018, 10:42 AM

'Being a fighter is not a job, it's a personality'

Six hundred new Golani soldiers complete basic training and learn an important life lesson.Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2018, 1:50 PM

'He saved lives - in life and in death'

Organs of elite combat soldier killed in road accident on Highway 6 transplanted in six people overnight. Funeral this afternoon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2018, 12:30 PM

Soldier injured in Highway 6 car accident dies

Shiloh Siman Tov, 23, Sayeret Golani soldier seriously injured in vehicular accident last week, dies of his injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 6:35 PM

Golani Reconnaissance Battalion finishes punishing exercise

Golani Brigade's elite special forces battalion wraps up tough five-day exercise mimicking actual combat situations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2018, 10:23 PM

IDF soldier imprisoned for kicking an Arab

IDF soldier who kicked an Arab during riots in Hevron sent to prison for 20 days, removed from combat duty and reassigned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2017, 3:08 AM

MK blasts soldiers making blessing 'at taxpayers' expense'

Zionist Union MK cries 'religionization,' citing Golani battalion's visit to Western Wall after Operation Protective Edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 11:40 AM

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Chaim Meisels, who is the Satmar Rebbe's great grandson, graduated IDF Officer School on Wednesday.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 3:56 PM

Watch: PM Netanyahu speaks to mother of lone soldier

PM visits Golani base on Golan Heights, meets lone soldier, and calls soldier's mother to tell her how proud he is.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2017, 8:46 PM

'An all-female tank will not operate in Lebanon'

IDF Ground Forces Commander says mixed-gender combat units are for patrolling peaceful borders, not intended for war.Tzvi Lev, 10/6/2017, 4:07 PM

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

Officer critically injured in 'Protective Edge' promoted

Shai Siman-Tov, who was critically injured after a tunnel collapse, is recognized for his long journey back to the IDF.Tzvi Lev, 8/31/2017, 2:33 PM

New Commander of Golani Brigade: Colonel Shai Klapper

Born in Kfar Saba, grew up in Sha'arei Tikva, studied at Shavei Hevron Yeshiva. Participated in many operations, received citation.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2017, 5:21 PM

Hundreds swarm to grave of Othniel Ben Kenaz

Over 400 Jews swarm tomb of Biblical judge located in Hevron Arab neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2017, 1:08 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

Defense Minister: Golani exercise our response to all threats

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits Golani brigade exercise comprised of engineers, tanks, artillery.Shlomo Pietrekovski, 2/21/2017, 6:58 PM

Golan Heights sirens raised but no hits detected

Golan Heights sirens raised but no artillery hits were detected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2016, 12:51 PM

'The thin line between criminals and terrorists'

Nighttime raid arrests Arabs who robbed Jewish farmers; IDF commander warns 'today's thief is tomorrow's murderer.'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/5/2016, 11:30 AM

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked --- Tough Girls Don’t Dance

Her flaw? She tells the truth. Jack Engelhard, 5/8/2015, 9:09 AM

Why is the Knesset Debating IDF Religiosity?

Perplexed MK Yogev reminds Knesset 'enemy is Hamas, not religious soldiers' as Jewish 'radicalization' in IDF placed on the docket.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/24/2014, 12:34 PM

German IDF Soldier Versus 9,300 'Israelis for Berlin'

Jew who immigrated to Israel to join combat brigade can't understand campaign asking for thousands of work visas to Germany.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 10:41 AM

Golani Troops Leave Gaza to Say Gomel Blessing at Kotel

Soldiers of hard-hit brigade leave front for first time in operation, say blessing recited after safely emerging from danger.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 8/12/2014, 9:32 PM

IDF to Decorate Soldiers for Bravery, Courage as Operation Ends

Senior officers say a large-scale project launched to determine who will be decorated; Lt. Eitan, Shayetet 13 likely among them.Tova Dvorin, 8/6/2014, 10:34 PM

Killed in Action: The Faces of the Golani Heroes

Seven of 13 combat soldiers who were killed in the close fighting at the Battle of Shejaya have been identified.Arutz Sheva, 7/21/2014, 8:20 AM

MK Feiglin: End the 'Misplaced Pity' That Endangers Our Soldiers

In order to avoid risking the lives of Gaza Arabs, the IDF has been risking the lives of IDF soldiers, and that has to stop, said MK FeiglinMoshe Cohen, 7/20/2014, 10:48 PM

Soldier Declares 'I'll Sit in Jail, But Won't Expel Jews'

Combat soldier taking part in internet protest over demolitions tells media: 'going blindly after illegal orders will bring a Holocaust.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 5/16/2014, 2:28 PM

One Week After Storm, Parts of Gaza Fence Still Down

Holes in fence have been presenting major security risk, IDF soldiers say; IDF spokesman denies claims that breaches have remained open.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 8:23 AM

Soldier Arrested for 'Price Tag' Attack Released to House Arrest

Magistrate's court accepts motion filed by legal aid group citing lack of evidence; soldier returns to unit tomorrow.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 7:49 PM

Golani Soldier Nabbed over Alleged 'Price Tag' Attack

Petah Tikva court extends soldier's detention by one day; accused of writing anti-Arab graffiti on Afikim buses. Suspect denies the charges.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 6:06 PM

Yaalon: Combat Units ‘Likely to Be Called Up Soon’

Defense Minister hints at major operation during a visit to the Golan.Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2013, 1:41 PM

IDF on High Alert in the Golan Heights, Israel-Syria Border

IDF forces are on high alert in the Golan Heights as opposition forces begin to aim at a new target: Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2013, 9:50 AM

Op-Ed: An IDF Soldier Reacts to Israeli Singer's Anti-IDF Song

Army Radio did not allow singer Izhar Ashdot to perform his libelous song about IDF soldiers - who guard his life. Why was that criticized? Eytan Meyersdorf, 10/22/2012, 1:00 PM

IDF Soldiers Scrambled in North for Surprise Drill

IDF soldiers scrambled without warning early Wednesday for a surprise drill designed to test their “fitness and readiness” in the north.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2012, 12:36 PM

PM Netanyahu and COS Gantz Attend Combat Drill

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu watched a drill of the IDF's Golani Brigade. "All of Israel supports you," he told the soldiers.Elad Benari, 9/13/2012, 3:17 PM

Golani Soldier Run Over by Tank Dies of his Injuries

Sgt. Yehonatan Ben Yishai, critically wounded 3 days ago in the Golan Heights, has passed away.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2012, 5:19 PM

IDF Re-Arrests Shalit Deal Terrorist

Mamun Ismail Salame Stut has become the first terrorist released under the deal to free Gilad Shalit to be re-arrested for terror activity.Gabe Kahn., 1/31/2012, 6:14 PM

Five Golani T-Shirt Protest Soldiers Pardoned

Northern Command head sets free five of eight soldiers who wore shirts against expulsion of Jews.Gil Ronen, 6/30/2011, 10:33 AM

Golani Soldiers Jailed Over T-Shirts

Members of the elite Golani Brigade's Battalion 13 wore anti-expulsion shirts at their graduation ceremony Gabe Kahn., 6/24/2011, 1:21 PM

Golani Soldiers 'Stormed' the Streets of Tel Aviv

Arutz Sheva TV met up with the Golani Run in Tel Aviv and spoke with one of the participants, a New Yorker who immigrated alone to join the army.Yoni Kempinski, 6/14/2011, 12:12 AM

Golani Runners Visit Rambam Hospital

Annual run honoring IDF infantry brigade began at Mount Hermon. Runners renew tradition of hospital visits. Gil Ronen, 6/12/2011, 4:27 PM

Golani Soldiers Swear In at the Kotel

Golani Brigade’s inaugural ceremony takes place at the Western Wall for the first time in 22 years.Elad Benari, 1/14/2011, 3:16 AM

Touch Screen for Golani Commanders

New up-to-date device with a touch screen and map will allow IDF commanders to excel during battle. Elad Benari, 10/26/2010, 9:07 AM

The 'Wall of Broken Hearts’ in Memory of Fallen Golani Soldiers

A Wall of Broken Hearts remembers fallen Golani soldier. Architect: It is almost inhuman to have to decide how much space to leave for more names.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/12/2010, 9:19 AM

Wounded Golani Soldier Recovering

A Golani soldier who was critically wounded by Gaza terrorists on his birthday Friday has regained consciousness. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/28/2010, 4:46 PM

Fallen Soldiers on the Cutting Edge of Zionism

Funerals of two fallen soldiers today; Peretz’s death touches upon many aspects of the modern religious-Zionist experience. Hillel Fendel, 3/28/2010, 11:30 AM

Golani Soldiers Visit Wounded Comrade: 'Willpower is the Key'

As part of the “Golani Run,” a company paid a visit to Neria Biderman, who was gravely wounded in Cast Lead – and learned about willpower.Gil Ronen, 6/17/2009, 10:37 PM

Golani Soldiers Run for Israel from Hermon to Eilat

The annual Golani Run for Israel began Sunday at Mount Hermon. Many soldiers are taking part in the event which includes community service.Yehudah Lev Kay, 6/15/2009, 11:05 AM