Epheh Battalion Commander: Fighters ready for any challenge

Paratroopers from Battalion 890 - spearhead of the infantry - train together with Air Force aircraft, artillery, and armored forces.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 1:57 PM

'The cabinet is only good at talking'

Former Shas head Eli Yishai had harsh criticism for how Israel is handling the flare-up with Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 9:37 PM

Paratroopers allow Israelis to visit northern Israel

During Passover, paratroopers in Battalion 202 continue their constant efforts to ensure the border remains quiet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2018, 1:02 PM

Watch: Paratroopers train for deployment deep in enemy territory

Soldiers prepare for military operations abroad, including in enemy states far from Israel's borders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 10:05 PM

Watch: Haredi paratroopers train on 'Eichmann Tower'

All-haredi paratrooper company conducts simulated drops from IDF's 'Eichmann Tower', prepares for their first set of real jumps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2017, 4:08 PM

'The enemy's hiding, but we manage to surprise him'

Commander of Paratroopers' elite unit operating in Samaria in recent months: 'The less you hear about us, the better.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/4/2017, 12:39 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

Army medic injects himself with morphine instead of patient

Paramedic treating soldier who lost part of his finger holds syringe upside down, injects himself with painkiller.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 9:16 PM

Watch: IDF paratrooper training

IDF paratroopers undergo rigorous trials to earn their wings.Mordechai Sones, 7/30/2017, 6:13 PM

An untold story of heroism from the 'arson intifada'

Paratrooper commander inspires new recruits with a story from his own experience during the recent 'arson intifada.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 10:58 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

200 pairs of new tefillin in honor of the Kotel liberators

The three paratroopers in the iconic Kotel picture were the impetus for a Chabad campaign funding 200 pairs of tefillin for IDF soldiers.Tal Polon, 7/4/2017, 10:23 AM

Jerusalem liberators monument vandalized

Vandals smash monument to fallen Paratroopers who liberated Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. City and Defense Ministry mobilize for quick repair.Mordechai Sones, 5/23/2017, 5:39 PM

Six Day War paratroopers return to the Western Wall

Deputy Foreign Minister visits Old City with the three paratroopers who were documented in the famous picture by David Rubinger in 1967.Gary Willig, 5/11/2017, 8:10 PM

Watch: First all-haredi paratrooper company sworn in at Kotel

One month after being inducted, haredi paratroopers sworn in at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2017, 10:19 AM

Haredi youths train for all-haredi paratroopers unit

45 haredi youths participated this week in a preparatory program for the "Haredim Tzanhanim" (Hetz) unit, an all-haredi paratroopers unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 9:00 PM

Officer tear gassed soldiers' tent 'out of love'

Paratroopers platoon commander on trial for throwing tear gas grenade into tent to punish sleeping soldiers.Matt Wanderman, 6/5/2016, 9:23 PM

Paratroopers ordered to hide in Jerusalem

Paratrooper recruits told on police orders to close bus curtains at Damascus Gate en route to Kotel ceremony; 'did we liberate Jerusalem?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 9:06 AM

Watch: IDF Paratroopers Foil Ambush in Gaza

IDF paratroopers explain how they foiled an attempted ambush by terrorists in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2014, 6:29 AM

Soon in Gaza? IDF Paratroopers Train Urban Warfare

Preparations underway for a ground offensive, footage shows.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 7/14/2014, 5:13 PM

Vandals Deface Paratrooper Memorial

IDF paratrooper memorial in Shimon Hatzaddik neighborhood vandalized with the words "Allahu Akbar," in apparent nationalist attack.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/30/2013, 10:46 PM

Near Tragedy at IDF Parachuting Event

Video: Soldiers parachuted with their parents watching on the ground, but one chute failed to open.Arutz Sheva, 7/12/2013, 8:56 AM

For Father's Day: Sam's Story

The IDF put up a touching video of a surprise visit by a soldier's parents to his swearing in ceremony.Gil Ronen, 6/16/2013, 11:10 PM

IDF Chief Jumps in Maritime Parachute Exercise

Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz was among the senior officers and their sons who took part in the jump.Gil Ronen, 11/8/2012, 9:04 PM

Officer's Promotion Nixed over Gas Canister Prank

Dep. Commander of Paratroopers 202nd Battalion threw gas grenade into room full of officers.Gil Ronen, 7/30/2012, 10:34 AM

Commander: Prepare for Ops You Read About in Books

Paratroopers Brigade Commander tells IDF Website when war comes, it will come as a surprise.Gil Ronen, 3/27/2012, 1:19 PM

Best Beatbox in the Field

An IDF paratrooper beatboxing during a break in an exercise conducted in the Golan Heights, March 2012.Arutz Sheva, 3/22/2012, 9:58 PM

Paratroopers' 'War Week' Concludes

Soldiers in the advanced training unit of the IDF’s Battalion 90 concluded their “War Week” in a final drill using live ammunition.Elad Benari & Yissachar Ruas, 2/23/2012, 5:11 PM

Video: IDF Paratroopers Drill Brigade Jumps

Photo Essay & Video: For the first time in 15 years, IDF paratroopers took part in a combined brigade jump and live-fire drill.Elad Benari, 1/19/2012, 9:38 AM