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News and updates about Golani Brigade

IDF continues to prepare for war in the north

Training included joint exercises of armored forces, combat engineering, infantry, and artillery forces in thicket, mountainous, and complex areas.

IDF continues to prepare for war in the north

Wounded soldier chased protester out of hospital

A soldier who lost a leg in Gaza confronted a protester against Prime Minister Netanyahu, and eventually chased him out of the hospital's rehabilitation ward while hopping on his remaining leg.

Wounded soldier chased protester out of hospital

36th Company leaves Gaza after 88 days of war

The soldiers killed hundreds of terrorists and destroyed dozens of kilometers of tunnels, despite losing 83 comrades during the fighting.

36th Company leaves Gaza after 88 days of war

Platoon commander dismissed for visiting bereaved family

Soldiers were ordered not to visit bereaved families. IDF: 'Soldiers who visited or will visit bereaved families will not be punished.'

Platoon commander dismissed for visiting bereaved family

Hamas monument to 2014 APC attack destroyed

Golani Brigade soldiers demolish 'Palestine Square' in the Shuja'iyya neighborhood of Gaza City, monument to killing, capture of Oron Shaul

Hamas monument to 2014 APC attack destroyed

'You are fighting so we can return to Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza'

IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi visits Golani soldiers in Shejaiya, remarks interrupted by explosion from nearby battle.

'You are fighting so we can return to Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza'

'I waited for this for 9 years - time to settle the score'

IDF publishes recordings from commander of Regiment 13's radio message, before the attack on Hamas in which he was killed.

'I waited for this for 9 years - time to settle the score'

Terrorists fire from civilian infrastructure

In advanced stage of efforts to clear Gaza City of terrorists, IDF forces engage with terrorists operating from inside civilian buildings.

Terrorists fire from civilian infrastructure

Golani Brigade returns to Shuja'iyya

The Golani Brigade is again fighting in the Gaza neighborhood in which it lost several soldiers and officers in 2014.

Golani Brigade returns to Shuja'iyya

Gallant: 'Our forces will not leave until Hamas is destroyed'

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant held a situational assessment today on the border of the Gaza Strip and praised the soldiers fighting there.

Gallant: 'Our forces will not leave until Hamas is destroyed'

'Terrorists attacked us, we decided to fight for our lives'

IDF sergeant Yuval, who was wounded on Oct 7th: 'Since the attack, the entire nation is embracing me, we are all united."

'Terrorists attacked us, we decided to fight for our lives'

Golani soldiers raise Israeli flag in Hamas parliament

Israeli soldiers capture symbol of Hamas rule over Gaza.

Golani soldiers raise Israeli flag in Hamas parliament

The Golani Brigade’s heroic battle last night in Gaza

Soldiers clash with a number of terror squads inside the Gaza Strip and prevail after a lengthy battle under heavy fire.

The Golani Brigade’s heroic battle last night in Gaza

Golani battalion's fight against terrorists - 'Until victory'

The 13th Golani battalion encountered terrorists a group of terrorists and led a combined arms fight to repel them.

Golani battalion's fight against terrorists - 'Until victory'

'We will win with all our might'

The Prime Minister met with soldiers at a staging area near the Gaza Strip. 'The entire nation of Israel stands being you.'

'We will win with all our might'

Tears of heartbreak and joy

Baruch Ben-Yigal’s story is a perfect metaphor for the indelible link between death and rebirth that is Israel’s curse and blessing.Op-ed.

Tears of heartbreak and joy

The ruling class must regain its senses

The Golani Brigade rebelled and is getting away with it because the IDF Gen. Staff has lost its moral power to discipline soldiers.

The ruling class must regain its senses

Company that deserted sentenced to detention, probation.

Soldiers from the Golani Brigade deserted after their commander was dismissed. IDF: 'Inconsistent with IDF values.'

Company that deserted sentenced to detention, probation.

Surprise birthday party for Minnesota-born lone soldier

Youths from his Samaria community surprised Benjamin Ribnick of the elite Golani brigade, throwing him a party he won't soon forget.

Surprise birthday party for Minnesota-born lone soldier

A First: IDF's Golani Brigade race passes through Gush Etzion

For the first time ever, the IDF Golani Brigade race includes Judea and Samaria, and reaching Gush Etzion.

A First: IDF's Golani Brigade race passes through Gush Etzion

Ready, set, go! IDF's elite Golani Brigade off to the races

Fighters & commanders from the elite unit have set out on the annual 850 km race, passing through the heart of the Jewish State.

Ready, set, go! IDF's elite Golani Brigade off to the races

Video of military museum break-in

Indictments filed against six suspects in Golani Museum break-in last month.

Video of military museum break-in

Soldiers from Golani refuse to donate blood

Golani soldiers refused to donate blood without the terms 'mother" and "father" on the forms.

Soldiers from Golani refuse to donate blood

Golani Brigade ready for war in Lebanon

IDF readies soldiers for the next war with a more powerful Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Golani Brigade ready for war in Lebanon

Watch: IDF soldiers in action

See the combat Golani Brigade conducting mutli-day exercise in the north of the country to ensure battle day preparedness.

Watch: IDF soldiers in action

'I was attacked - I didn't attack anyone'

Attorney Yehuda Shimon pushes back on accusations he attacked IDF officer, says he was the one who was assaulted.

'I was attacked - I didn't attack anyone'

Man accused of assaulting Golani soldier speaks out

The man accused of assaulting a Golani commander during a protest says he was defending his daughters

Man accused of assaulting Golani soldier speaks out

Assault on Golani officer sparks outrage

Assault on IDF commander overseeing peacekeeping efforts near Kedumim has brought a round of condemnations.

Assault on Golani officer sparks outrage

Golani commander: Eliminating the enemy is a supreme value

In letter to Golani Brigade, Colonel Barak Hiram expresses distress at having to retire soldier "but that's the way it is in Golani."

Golani commander: Eliminating the enemy is a supreme value

Golani fighter who failed to shoot terrorist removed from duty

Soldier thought terrorist intended to stab him, but erred in failing to respond to firebomb attack.

Golani fighter who failed to shoot terrorist removed from duty

Video shows IDF fighter refraining from firing at terrorist

Video posted to social media shows IDF fighter seemingly afraid to open fire at terrorist who threw a firebomb at him.

Video shows IDF fighter refraining from firing at terrorist

Watch: Golani Brigade's helicopter arrest

Soldiers from IDF's Golani Brigade end Menashe Region operation with two helicopter arrests, conducted together with IAF's Sqadron 123.

Watch: Golani Brigade's helicopter arrest

'We didn't sleep until the terrorist was captured'

Family of murdered soldier Amit Ben Yigal observe the village of Ya'bad where Amit was killed during operational activity.

'We didn't sleep until the terrorist was captured'

Hunt for terrorist who murdered soldier continues

IDF continues search for terrorist who murdered Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal in a block-throwing attack last week.

Hunt for terrorist who murdered soldier continues

IDF forces operate in village where Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal fell

More than 10 suspects arrested from building where rock was thrown. Suspects taken to interrogation. Fighters continue searches.

IDF forces operate in village where Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal fell

Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog and Golani soldier Ori Hemo, who was hurt in Jerusalem ramming attack, to light memorial torch.

Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

"You have one mission: win the next war"

Golani and 7th Battalion forces completed two weeks of training in the Golan Heights intended to improve their battlefield skills.

"You have one mission: win the next war"

Terrorist who rammed 12 soldiers arrested

IDF, police, and Shin Bet arrest man who ran over Golani soldiers in Jerusalem overnight.

Terrorist who rammed 12 soldiers arrested

Despite terror attack: Golani recruits continue trek

Hours after ramming attack that left 12 of their comrades injured, IDF recruits continue inauguration trek in Jerusalem.

Despite terror attack: Golani recruits continue trek

Watch: Golani soldiers at Western Wall after the attack

Many Golani IDF soldiers gathered at the Kotel for a ceremony and prayer hours after their comrades were injured in a ramming attack.

Watch: Golani soldiers at Western Wall after the attack

From jail to the IDF's Golani Brigade

Meet Tvivo Desta, who was in prison as a minor - but now received his Golani Brigade beret in the IDF.

From jail to the IDF's Golani Brigade

Show of support for IDF at entrance to Yitzhar

Residents of Yitzhar denounce overnight attack on IDF soldiers in which one fighter was injured.

Show of support for IDF at entrance to Yitzhar

Golani fighters refuse order while on call in Gaza

Nine soldiers who were posted to Tze'elim refused to participate in a training drill and were sent to 20 days' detention.

Golani fighters refuse order while on call in Gaza

Letter to Benny Gantz from mother of Golani fighters

Mother of six, four of whom fight in Golani Brigade, pens open letter to Benny Gantz following comments on decision to endanger soldiers.

Letter to Benny Gantz from mother of Golani fighters

Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

Golan Formation Commander Col. Avinoam Emunah explained inconvenience serving with woman, receives male replacement.

Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

The Golani Brigade prepares for war

Top infantry brigade finishes week-long exercise training it for war against Hezbollah.

The Golani Brigade prepares for war

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 essay

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

'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.

'Excited and nostalgic'

'The brown beret makes my heart flutter'

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz congratulates soldiers for enlisting in Golani Brigade.

'The brown beret makes my heart flutter'

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.'

Legendary IDF battlefield tours impart Israeli fighting heritage

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.

IDF officer demoted after encouraging soldier to kill himself

Golani fighter writes to all of us

Golani fighter astonished, disappointed at righteous indignation over sniper video, salutes comrades defending border against Hamas attacks.

Golani fighter writes to all of us

Golani Brigade receives new recruits today

New recruits arrive this morning at training base for Golani fighters.

Golani Brigade receives new recruits today

'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.

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

'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.

'He saved lives - in life and in death'

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.

Soldier injured in Highway 6 car accident dies

Golani Reconnaissance Battalion finishes punishing exercise

Golani Brigade's elite special forces battalion wraps up tough five-day exercise mimicking actual combat situations.

Golani Reconnaissance Battalion finishes punishing exercise

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.

IDF soldier imprisoned for kicking an Arab

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.

MK blasts soldiers making blessing 'at taxpayers' expense'

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Chaim Meisels, who is the Satmar Rebbe's great grandson, graduated IDF Officer School on Wednesday.

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer