IDF won't ask new recruits for their opinion on LGBTs

IDF receives order not to ask new recruits for their opinions on LGBTs, whether women should serve in combat roles.Uzi Baruch, 4/9/2018, 1:17 PM

'The IDF has bounced back - women don't need to join combat'

Head of pre-military academy warns women don't belong in combat, recent lynch attempt in Jenin could have ended differently.Benny Tucker, 2/15/2018, 10:46 AM

'In a Jewish state's Jewish army, Jewish law must be respected'

'Religious Zionists contribute so much to the State of Israel, we should honor their request not to serve with women in combat units.'Eliran Baruch/Mordechai Sones, 1/31/2018, 2:23 PM

IDF study: Fewer female soldiers interested in combat positions

Survey shows drop in number of female recruits interested in combat positions. Only 55% of male candidates willing to serve in combat roles.Ido Ben Porat, 1/3/2018, 10:25 PM

'Return to sanity: Women shouldn't conduct military assaults'

'Why should my granddaughter be a combat soldier with a knife between her teeth? In Israel there's no need to place women on front lines.'Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2017, 5:19 PM

'Nobody is stopping religious soldiers from advancing'

Channel 2 military commentator is convinced that kippot will soon be seen in top IDF positions.Eliran Aharon, 11/30/2017, 2:14 AM

IDF to 'stabilize' female combat draft

Army reportedly to freeze draft rate of women to combat positions so as to reassess mental and physical consequences.Tal Polon, 11/1/2017, 4:05 PM

Is equality more important than operational ability?

Forum for IDF Fortitude reveals statistics on injuries women suffer during combat training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 2:51 PM

'Lowering the bar put Israel's security at risk'

Reserve Colonel says IDF's insistence on equality is harming its fighting abilities.Ido Ben Porat, 9/18/2017, 1:41 PM

'They're trying to mask feminine identity'

Woman OB/GYN Dr. Chana Katan speaks about gender identity and women in combat.Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2017, 12:20 PM

Female IDF combat soldiers at health risk

Fighters suffer stress fractures, anemia, infection, back pain; Solution: lowering loads and effort bar, queueing up for orthopedists.Mordechai Sones, 6/12/2017, 5:30 PM

Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Prominent rabbi slams army order to integrate women into combat positions. 'They're destroying the Nation of Israel.'Tal Polon, 4/30/2017, 8:00 AM

Parents to Education Ministry: Don't send our girls to the IDF

Parents call on Education Minister not to allow organizations encouraging enlistment of girls into national religious schools.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 4/2/2017, 2:26 PM

IDF threatens to punish soldiers who protest co-ed combat units

Army takes surprisingly strident and threatening tone against soldiers distributing flyers at intersections.Hillel Fendel, 3/30/2017, 1:05 PM

Women in combat - by the numbers

IDF says 800 pregnancies reported, 600 abortions funded per year; 10 different studies show women less fit for combat than men.Chana Roberts, 3/29/2017, 12:59 PM

'Integrating men and women harms the army's cohesion'

Special conference discusses difficulties faced by IDF units which integrate men and women.Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/27/2017, 2:10 PM

'Israel doesn't need new elections'

Defense Minister visits army base, speaks of importance of IDF diversity, says new elections 'last thing Israel needs.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/19/2017, 10:39 AM

The difficulties facing religious IDF soldiers

A shocking letter from an IDF soldier about the religious problems when serving in a non-hesder unit. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 3/18/2017, 8:55 PM

Reserve Colonel: "Putting women in tanks is irresponsible"

Rabbi Mosher Hager, head of the pre-army mechina in Beit Yatir, warns against the dangers of integrating women into tanks.Benny Tucker, 11/27/2016, 8:32 AM

Number of women enlisting for combat positions increasing

Survey shows 40% increase in preference for combat positions among female draftees July 2016.Uzi Baruch, 7/24/2016, 9:20 PM

Did IDF pay with lives for feminist dogma?

Following Pentagon decision on women in combat, soldier says his unit paid a heavy price for insistence on female medics during Gaza war.Gil Ronen, 12/14/2015, 7:10 PM