IDF admits to false figures in haredi recruitment

Committee investigating haredi recruitment data finds no increase in recruitment from 2014-2018.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 6:21 PM

Home Front Command: Cyber-terror the greatest threat since 1948

Commander of Home Front Command warns Israeli ability to respond militarily could be paralyzed by cyber-attacks which freeze entire cities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 4:07 PM

Commander forcibly shaves soldier with knife

IDF releases report showing over 6,000 complaints by soldiers in 2019, majority of which were found to be justified.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 5:58 PM

IDF opens fire on Islamic Jihad snipers in Gaza

IDF forces hit an Islamic Jihad sniper squad which fired from the Khan Younis area in the Gaza Strip toward forces inside Israeli territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 2:31 PM

New IDF multi-year program has focus on Iran

IDF plan focuses on building multi-force capabilities, countering Iranian threat in new 'Tnuva' program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 6:18 PM

Smotrich intervenes, IDF will honor Purim

Following Minister's intervention, this year all post-Purim recruitment postponed to give consideration to celebrants.Uzi Baruch, 2/17/2020, 5:05 PM

Body of Islamic operative involved in shooting found

IDF fighters locate body of suspect who carried out shooting attack near Talmon in West Binyamin.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 3:23 PM

IDF attacks Hamas military compound in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas targets in central Gaza in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 2:01 AM

The IDF's surprising warning

IDF warns: Terror attack happened because IDF lost intelligence information due to budget cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2020, 2:30 PM

IDF launches new 5-year program

'Tnufa' program' for 2020-2024 aims to enhance Israel's military edge, prepare for new threats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 5:20 PM

Rocket from Gaza explodes in open area

Gaza terrorists fire rocket towards southern Israel, which lands in open area.Elad Benari, 2/11/2020, 11:27 PM

IDF attacks Hamas training complex

IDF fighter jets attack several Hamas terrorist targets in retaliation for rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 1:46 AM

Israel begins production of "Eitan" - the First Wheeled APC

The first EITANs will be operational at the end of 2021 & will be equipped with ‘Iron Fist’ advanced defense system and an unmanned turret.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 1:11 PM

Terrorist who hurled firebomb at soldier arrested

Terrorist who hurled firebomb at Border Police's Shahar Madioni, lighting his shoulder on fire, is arrested in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2020, 6:55 PM

Terrorist who rammed 12 soldiers arrested

IDF, police, and Shin Bet arrest man who ran over Golani soldiers in Jerusalem overnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 6:18 PM

IDF attacks Hamas underground infrastructures

IDF fighter jets and aircraft attack Hamas targets across Gaza in retaliation for mortar and incendiary balloon firing.Elad Benari, 2/6/2020, 2:51 AM

Watch: Firebombs hurled at IDF soldiers

Terrorists hurl firebombs at military vehicles driving in Al-Bireh, near Ramallah. The soldiers ignore the firebombs and keep driving.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 1:05 PM

Three rockets fired at southern Israel

Sirens sounded in Netivot and other communities near Gaza border. IDF confirms three rockets fired.Elad Benari, 2/5/2020, 12:38 AM

'Hamas and Hezbollah are better than IDF's elite units'

Former IDF official says Hamas, Hezbollah, have better quality soldiers than the IDF. 'End result is the IDF doesn't dare cross into Gaza.'103FM, 2/4/2020, 2:37 PM

Canada court rules against wife of deceased terrorist

Canadian insurance company wins appeal against wife of PFLP terrorist who failed to disclose past.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/4/2020, 9:13 AM

Israel to halt cement imports into Gaza

In response to rocket fire, Israel halts cement imports into Gaza cuts 500 entry permits for Gaza merchants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 2:27 AM

IDF attacks underground Hamas war room

IDF attacks underground infrastructure used by Hamas' military wing in response to rocket fire and incendiary balloon attacks.Ido Ben Porat, 2/2/2020, 2:00 AM

Undercover agent used to smuggle tahini

IDF disciplines commanders involved in undercover military operation - to deliver tahini.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2020, 10:17 AM

IDF reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump plan release

As Arabs protest against planned release of Trump peace plan, IDF transfers brigade from Golani to the Jordan ValleyArutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 1:26 PM

IDF on high alert as Trump plan set to be revealed

Combat forces to be attached to units in Judea and Samaria, troops around Jewish communities to be bolstered amid imminent release of plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 9:50 AM

IDF hits Hamas targets in Gaza

Retaliating for 'balloon bombs' launched into Israel, IDF attacks Hamas terror targets in southern Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 12:12 AM

Homes of Dvir Sorek and Rina Shnerb's murderers to be demolished

Head of IDF Central Command signs demolition orders for homes of terrorists who murdered Rina Shnerb and Dvir Sorek.Ido Ben Porat, 1/24/2020, 2:01 AM

Fatalities in IDF hit all-time low

27 fatalities in the IDF last year, the lowest number since the IDF's establishment in 1948.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 12:18 PM

3 terrorists killed attacking soldiers

3 terrorists infiltrate from Gaza and attack soldiers, sparking firefight which ended in the deaths of the terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 11:03 PM

IDF installs mezuzahs on bunk doorposts

IDF places 6,000 mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' living quarters, says anyone missing a mezuzah should speak to his unit rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 2:53 PM

Security forces close five illegal weapons workshops

Security forces confiscate illegal weapons, seize workshops manufacturing them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 1:41 PM

IDF believes: Hamas is responsible for incendiary balloons

IDF officials say the organization which is ruling Gaza is leading the renewal of the balloon terrorism.Kobi Finkler, 1/19/2020, 11:39 PM

Watch: Israeli police uncover automatic weapons in PA village

Three illegal firearms found hidden in PA village, concealed under a door, a mat, and torn up grass.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 5:00 PM

Claims against IDF service

Yeshivas are not closed because some rabbis were suspected of improper conduct, and specific transgressions in the IDF do not override the monumental mitzvah of serving in the army. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 1/19/2020, 7:40 AM

'The circus is over, we'll act harshly with home-grown enemies'

DM Bennett orders IDF and security forces to issue restraining orders banning anarchist leftist activists from Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2020, 7:00 PM

He got on a plane and joined the Israeli army

Rabbi Ari Abramowitz empowers lone soldier veterans to lead successful lives after serving in the Israeli army.Israel News Talk Radio, 1/17/2020, 12:51 AM

IDF launches second F-35i fighter jet squadron

F-35i "Adir" fighter is the world's most advanced stealth aircraft, with real-time processing, control and situational awareness abilities.Kobi Finkler, 1/17/2020, 12:02 AM

IDF helicopter attacks tunnel infrastructure in Gaza

Attack comes in retaliation for firing of incendiary balloons from Gaza toward Israeli territory.Elad Benari, 1/16/2020, 11:33 PM

Benny Gantz prays for peace, especially within Israel

Benny Gantz visits girls' seminary, discusses prospects for peace, integration of haredim and Arabs in the IDF or national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 3:24 PM

IDF strikes Hamas in response to Gaza rocket attacks

IDF retaliates for launching of 4 rockets at Israeli territory from Gaza.Gary Willig, 1/15/2020, 10:31 PM

4 rockets launched from Gaza

2 rockets intercepted as Red Alert sirens blare in response to terrorist launch from Gaza.Gary Willig, 1/15/2020, 3:43 PM

Security forces operate in outpost near Yitzhar

IDF and Border Police officers arrive at "Kumi Ori" outpost for evacuation and demolition of two residential buildings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2020, 6:47 AM

Iran will have enough uranium for a nuclear bomb in 1 year

IDF presents intelligence findings to government, Iran will have uranium for nuke in 1 year, missile to carry nuke in 2 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 6:16 PM

Watch: US haredim celebrate completing Talmud with IDF soldiers

Soldiers in IDF's Netzach Yehuda Battlion celebrate completion of daily Talmud cycle, together with American haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 2:58 PM

Proud in Uniform: New Year of hope and contribution to society

After a yearlong journey, 9 Special-in-Uniform volunteers are inducted into the IDF and receive their soldier’s IDs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 11:43 PM

'There's physical difficulty that's hard to overcome'

Navah Dromi, who served as IDF armor instructor, explains that integrating women into armor is problematic and wrong.Mordechai Sones, 1/5/2020, 12:40 PM

IDF continues push for female tank service

Chief of Staff approves 'next stage' in plan to integrate women into armored units, including serving in tanks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 11:00 AM

Nearly 1,300 rockets fired at Israel in 2019

Out of nearly 1,300 rockets, Iron Dome intercepted nearly 480, and the majority of others landed in open areas, IDF report shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2020, 8:39 AM

IDF launches new combat unit

IDF announces launch of new combat force dubbed the 'multidimensional unit', which army hopes will be able to 'strike enemy faster.'Kobi Finkler, 1/1/2020, 6:23 PM

Watch: 2019 in 63 seconds

Watch: IDF releases video summing up its activities in 2019, welcoming new year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 12:20 PM

Watch: This pilot had a surprise waiting for him...

This pilot thought we were filming a video about his helicopter, but we had a surprise waiting for him instead...Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2019, 12:13 AM

Watch: IDF soldiers' surprise on a Jerusalem train

An IDF soldiers started singing a Hanukkah song on a light rail train in Jerusalem. Watch what happened next.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 11:59 AM

Female tank officers face 'physical and mental difficulties'

Women serving as tank soldiers face difficulties during service, have trouble loading missiles, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 12:02 PM

Innovative laser system to intercept incendiary balloons

Light Blade system will lock on balloon or drone and laser beam will destroy it.Mordechai Sones, 12/26/2019, 10:38 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF fighter jets and helicopters attack several Hamas targets in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.Elad Benari, 12/26/2019, 2:44 AM

Commander: Soldiers protecting Yitzhar 'afraid, broken'

Samaria Brigade Commander holds tense meeting with residents of Yitzhar, slams 'extremism,' attacks on soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 9:03 PM

IDF: Operation Black Belt was a success

Chief of Staff reviews investigation on results of recent conflict with Islamic Jihad in Gaza in which senior terrorist was killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 5:39 PM