New Brigadier General appointed at celebratory ceremony

Avi Balot, commander of the commando unit, will replace Eliezer Toledano, who served as military secretary to the prime ministerJonathan Benedek, Yesterday, 7:49 PM

Unit pride

It took me time to turn my repentance from shame into pride. From here I call on religious soldiers: Don't be afraid to stand on G-d's side.Aya Kremerman, Yesterday, 4:23 PM

IDF base commander suspected of corruption

Commander of Kirya military base in Tel Aviv on leave as investigation into alleged activities underway.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 3:20 PM

IDF: No criminal investigation in 2014 battle

IDF Military Advocate General releases findings on use of Hannibal Protocol to rescue Hadar Goldin when Hamas violated a ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 6:45 PM

Official: Kerem Shalom crossing to reopen

Liberman decides to reopen Kerem Shalom crossing following several days of quiet along the Gaza border.Kobi Finkler, Wednesday, 6:19 AM

'Yair Golan will not endanger a soldier for the enemy'

Friend of candidate for IDF Chief of Staff furious after bereaved families send letter opposing his candidacy over past statements.Shimon Cohen, Tuesday, 4:35 PM

Wounded IDF soldier regains consciousness

IDF soldier seriously wounded in training accident regains consciousness, communicates with relatives.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 8:21 AM

Reserve soldier suspended after leftists complain

Video of soldier confronting leftist in Har Hevron posted to social media causes IDF to suspend soldier. 'All I did was push the camera.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:47 PM

Bereaved father: How could Golan compare us to Nazis?

Father of slain soldier relates how officer did not know whether he was allowed to open fire on terrorist who killed his son.Ido Ben Porat, Monday, 5:59 PM

Hesder students flock to IDF

Over past three weeks, 650 hesder yeshiva students enlist for active service.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 6:31 PM

Demolition order for home of Adam terrorist

IDF soldiers issue demolition order for home of terrorist who murdered Yotam Ovadia on July 26.Elad Benari, Monday, 7:00 AM

100 bereaved families protest Chief of Staff candidate

Families of fallen soldiers demand defense minister nullify candidacy of Maj. Gen, Yair Golan over willingness to put soldiers at risk.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:44 PM

Terrorists throw grenade at soldiers on Gaza border

Weekly riots along Gaza border continue. Rioters try to infiltrate Israel, attack IDF soldiers with grenade.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 8:13 PM

IDF topples Hamas headquarters

Watch: In a message to Hamas, Israel obliterates terror organization's alleged Gaza command center. Escalation shows no sign of ending.Tzvi Lev, 8/9/2018, 8:23 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

Israeli official: 'Hamas suffered a severe blow'

Netanyahu meets with top army brass in order to plan next moves with Gaza as rockets reach Be'er Sheva for the first time in four years.Tzvi Lev, 8/9/2018, 6:14 PM

IDF Southern Command head visits Sderot

IDF leaders visit southern city struck by rockets fired by Gaza terrorists.Gary Willig, 8/9/2018, 5:26 PM

Radical haredi faction to sue police over foul smelling spray

Yerushalmi Faction says new police policy of individual targeting radicals with foul smelling 'skunk' spray violates the law.Tzvi Lev, 8/9/2018, 9:06 PM

IDF will work to crack down on 'religious gender segregation'

After 30 religious troops turned their back on parachuting instructor, manpower chief meets with radical feminist lobby, promises 'changes'.Tzvi Lev, 8/9/2018, 3:03 PM

IDF strikes on the Hamas underground terror targets

IDF jets target terror tunnels, Hamas military compound.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 12:56 PM

Improvement in condition of critically injured woman

Alarms activate this morning around Gaza, political-security cabinet to meet at noon. Hospital reports improvement in woman's condition.Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 12:18 PM

Senior IDF official: We'll evacuate towns if we need to

IDF official says he doesn't see the end of this round of fighting, Israel is recruiting reserves and moving forces to the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 8:13 AM

IDF attacks more than 140 Hamas targets

More than 150 rockets launched at southern Israel. Woman seriously injured by rocket in Eshkol.Elad Benari, 8/9/2018, 6:50 AM

36 rockets fired from Gaza

Rocket strikes by terrorists from Gaza continue after at least 2 injured by rockets.Gary Willig, 8/8/2018, 10:28 PM

IAF strikes 12 terror targets in Gaza after rocket barrage

Red Alert siren sounds again after rocket barrage from Gaza injures 2. IAF strikes 12 targets.Gary Willig, 8/8/2018, 9:35 PM

2 injured in Gaza rocket barrage

8 rockets fired from Gaza. 2 injured, including child. Iron Dome intercepts 2 rockets.Gary Willig, 8/8/2018, 8:05 PM

'Soldiers did not turn their backs on female instructor'

Hesder Yeshiva Association says report religious soldiers disrespected female instructor 'fake news.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 7:29 PM

'Whoever can't look at a woman, how can he kill a terrorist?'

IDF officers warns soldiers who turn away from looking at a woman may not have what it takes to serve in combat.Ido Ben Porat, 8/8/2018, 5:30 PM

IDF reinforces Gaza division

IDF increases forces near Gaza in response to Hamas threat that Israel 'will not be able to sleep at night.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 4:20 PM

IDF: No tolerance for disrespect towards female instructors

IDF responds to incident where 30 religious paratrooper trainees turned their backs on a female instructor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 4:29 PM

Israel and Gaza: How did we get here?

IDF explains how Hamas has continuously provoked conflict with Israel since the 2005 Disengagement instead of building up Gaza.IDF Website, 8/7/2018, 9:55 PM

Gaza terrorists fire at IDF soldiers

Watch: IDF targets Hamas post after terrorists fire at soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2018, 11:51 AM

Two IDF officers dismissed following training accidents

Two officers removed as commanders following serious training accidents in the elite Maglan unit of the IDF.Uzi Baruch, 8/6/2018, 11:39 PM

Calls to expose IDF connection with Mandel Institute

Lavi organization demands IDF Spokesman provide full information about curricula IDF cadets undergo by outside institutes.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2018, 6:53 PM

Israel intercepts second Gaza-bound flotilla

IDF intercepts Gaza-bound flotilla carrying 'humanitarian aid.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2018, 9:06 PM

Gazans infiltrate into Israel

IDF targets Hamas post in Gaza after a number of suspects infiltrate Israel and hurl firebombs and an explosive device.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2018, 8:06 PM

IDF evacuates Israeli-run humanitarian clinic in Syria

'Mazor Ladach' field clinic, established in Syrian border area in cooperation with US, closes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2018, 1:38 PM

Fighting terror, protecting the home front

Captain Benayahu Cohen, commander of the Shimshon company in the Kfir Brigade, writes to the brigade's new recruits.Captain Benayahu Cohen, 8/3/2018, 10:33 AM

Weapons found near Hevron

Security forces arrest suspected terrorists, confiscate illegal weapons, money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2018, 8:21 AM

Watch: IDF observes ISIS terrorists on Golan

IDF publishes documentation of the surveillance of the terrorist squad that was liquidated in Syrian Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 4:39 PM

Satmar leadership enraged after girls visit IDF museum

'The Satan tricked our holy daughters into visiting an unclean place due to its connection with the Zionist ugliness.'Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2018, 3:59 PM

IDF captures terrorists who launched shooting attack near Bet El

Terrorists who carried out shooting attack near Bet El 3 weeks ago came from same refugee camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 6:24 PM

Druze officer who protested Nationality Law suspended

Officer announces in post he would resign from army in protest of legislation; punished with 14-day suspension from office.Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2018, 6:48 PM

'I'm convinced many more will follow'

Moshe Feiglin backs up his son after he was expelled from combat for calling on fellow troops to refuse orders.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 3:55 PM

Moshe Feiglin's son booted from combat unit

IDF kicks out politician's son after he wrote a viral Facebook post calling on troops to refuse orders that endangered them.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 1:04 PM

IDF arrests Arabs suspected of operating Hamas TV channel

IDF detains 20 in a large-scale operation targeting Hamas' efforts to incite violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 9:44 AM

Widow of IDF commander marries another military hero

"At a time when there is no light, life can surprise us for the good," the widow said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 9:50 AM

Religious IDF soldiers forced to listen to transgender lecture

Soldiers in commanders course complain after being forced to listen speech lauding transgender lifestyle. IDF says lecture was a mistake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 8:52 AM

IDF: Decision to deploy David's Sling was correct

Despite the failure to shoot down Syrian rockets, army stands by decision to deploy the vaunted anti-missile system.Tzvi Lev, 7/29/2018, 7:10 PM

IDF clarifies modesty regulations for female soldiers

Amid the anti-religious uproar over IDF's modesty regulations, general says commanders must not tweak guidelines.Tzvi Lev, 7/29/2018, 8:08 PM

PA report: Two dead in Gaza air strike

Palestinian Arab media report that two Palestinian Arabs were killed in an Israeli air strike in northern Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/29/2018, 6:49 AM

Watch: IDF operates in the village of the murderer

IDF continues operation in village of Kobar, from which the terrorist who murdered Yotam Ovadia came.Uzi Baruch, 7/29/2018, 6:00 AM

IDF targets Gaza observation post

Gazan terrorists fire at IDF soldiers, IDF retaliates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 9:10 PM

Shots fired at IDF troops in northern Gaza

Shots fired at IDF forces in northern Gaza. IAF attacks observation post.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/27/2018, 9:27 PM

Chief of Staff visits scene of stabbing attack

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot visits scene of the attack in Adam, where Yotam Ovadia was murdered.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/27/2018, 9:05 PM

Violent riots along Gaza border continue

IDF says 7,000 Palestinian Arabs took part in violent riots along the Gaza border. Hamas claims 14-year-old shot dead.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/27/2018, 8:19 PM

IDF questions terrorist's family

4 arrested in Arab village of Kobar following deadly stabbing attack by resident of village. Rioters throw firebombs at IDF forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 10:54 AM