"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.Kobi Finkler, 2/27/2020, 8:58 PM

Suspect arrested in ramming of 12 soldiers

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

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 12:45 PM

Watch: Golani soldiers at the 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 8:40 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 10:14 AM

Show of support for IDF at entrance to Yitzhar

Residents of Yitzhar denounce overnight attack on IDF soldiers in which one fighter was injured.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/20/2019, 6:13 PM

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.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2019, 3:33 AM

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.Mikhal Galil, 1/14/2019, 10:37 PM

Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

Golan Formation Commander Col. Avinoam Emunah explained inconvenience serving with woman, receives male replacement.Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2018, 8:10 PM

The Golani Brigade prepares for war

Top infantry brigade finishes week-long exercise training it for war against Hezbollah.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 8:59 PM

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 essayMordechai Sones, 8/21/2018, 4:58 PM

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2018, 1:00 PM

'The brown beret makes my heart flutter'

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz congratulates soldiers for enlisting in Golani Brigade.Benny Toker, 7/25/2018, 11:38 AM

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.'Mordechai Sones, 6/19/2018, 10:27 PM

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.David Rosenberg, 5/28/2018, 9:39 AM

Golani fighter writes to all of us

Golani fighter astonished, disappointed at righteous indignation over sniper video, salutes comrades defending border against Hamas attacks.One Golani Fighter, 4/11/2018, 11:15 AM

Golani Brigade receives new recruits today

New recruits arrive this morning at training base for Golani fighters.Mordechai Sones, 3/11/2018, 10:42 AM

'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.Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2018, 1:50 PM

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2018, 12:30 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 6:35 PM

Golani Reconnaissance Battalion finishes punishing exercise

Golani Brigade's elite special forces battalion wraps up tough five-day exercise mimicking actual combat situations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2018, 10:23 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2017, 3:08 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 11:40 AM

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Chaim Meisels, who is the Satmar Rebbe's great grandson, graduated IDF Officer School on Wednesday.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 3:56 PM

Watch: PM Netanyahu speaks to mother of lone soldier

PM visits Golani base on Golan Heights, meets lone soldier, and calls soldier's mother to tell her how proud he is.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2017, 8:46 PM

'An all-female tank will not operate in Lebanon'

IDF Ground Forces Commander says mixed-gender combat units are for patrolling peaceful borders, not intended for war.Tzvi Lev, 10/6/2017, 4:07 PM

New Netzach Yehuda commander recipient of top bravery award

Incoming haredi battalion commander Nitai Okashi received bravery award in 2007 for tackling a terrorist preparing to throw a grenade.Tzvi Lev, 9/24/2017, 2:38 PM

Officer critically injured in 'Protective Edge' promoted

Shai Siman-Tov, who was critically injured after a tunnel collapse, is recognized for his long journey back to the IDF.Tzvi Lev, 8/31/2017, 2:33 PM

New Commander of Golani Brigade: Colonel Shai Klapper

Born in Kfar Saba, grew up in Sha'arei Tikva, studied at Shavei Hevron Yeshiva. Participated in many operations, received citation.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2017, 5:21 PM

Hundreds swarm to grave of Othniel Ben Kenaz

Over 400 Jews swarm tomb of Biblical judge located in Hevron Arab neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2017, 1:08 PM

Watch: Golani soldiers train on Golan Heights

Following threats by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, IDF holds division exercises on Golan Heights, bordering Syria and Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 7:23 PM

Defense Minister: Golani exercise our response to all threats

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits Golani brigade exercise comprised of engineers, tanks, artillery.Shlomo Pietrekovski, 2/21/2017, 6:58 PM

Golan Heights sirens raised but no hits detected

Golan Heights sirens raised but no artillery hits were detected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2016, 12:51 PM

'The thin line between criminals and terrorists'

Nighttime raid arrests Arabs who robbed Jewish farmers; IDF commander warns 'today's thief is tomorrow's murderer.'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/5/2016, 11:30 AM

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked --- Tough Girls Don’t Dance

Her flaw? She tells the truth. Jack Engelhard, 5/8/2015, 9:09 AM

Why is the Knesset Debating IDF Religiosity?

Perplexed MK Yogev reminds Knesset 'enemy is Hamas, not religious soldiers' as Jewish 'radicalization' in IDF placed on the docket.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/24/2014, 12:34 PM

German Soldier Versus 9,300 'Israelis for Berlin'

Jew who immigrated to Israel to join combat brigade can't understand campaign asking for thousands of work visas to Germany.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 10:41 AM

Golani Troops Say Gomel Blessing at Kotel

Soldiers of hard-hit brigade leave front for first time in operation, say blessing recited after safely emerging from danger.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 8/12/2014, 9:32 PM

IDF to Decorate Soldiers for Bravery, Courage

Senior officers say a large-scale project launched to determine who will be decorated; Lt. Eitan, Shayetet 13 likely among them.Tova Dvorin, 8/6/2014, 10:34 PM

Killed in Action: The Faces of the Golani Heroes

Seven of 13 combat soldiers who were killed in the close fighting at the Battle of Shejaya have been identified.Arutz Sheva, 7/21/2014, 8:20 AM

Feiglin: End Misplaced Pity That Endangers Troops

In order to avoid risking the lives of Gaza Arabs, the IDF has been risking the lives of IDF soldiers, and that has to stop, said MK FeiglinMoshe Cohen, 7/20/2014, 10:48 PM

Soldier Declares 'Sit in Jail, Don't Expel Jews'

Combat soldier taking part in internet protest over demolitions tells media: 'going blindly after illegal orders will bring a Holocaust.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 5/16/2014, 2:28 PM

Parts of Gaza Fence Still Down 1 Week After Storm

Holes in fence have been presenting major security risk, IDF soldiers say; IDF spokesman denies claims that breaches have remained open.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 8:23 AM

Soldier Arrested for 'Price Tag' to House Arrest

Magistrate's court accepts motion filed by legal aid group citing lack of evidence; soldier returns to unit tomorrow.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 7:49 PM

Golani Soldier Nabbed over 'Price Tag Attack'

Petah Tikva court extends soldier's detention by one day; accused of writing anti-Arab graffiti on Afikim buses. Suspect denies the charges.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 6:06 PM

Yaalon: Combat Units ‘Likely to Be Called Up Soon’

Defense Minister hints at major operation during a visit to the Golan.Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2013, 1:41 PM

IDF on High Alert on Israel’s Syrian Border

IDF forces are on high alert in the Golan Heights as opposition forces begin to aim at a new target: Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2013, 9:50 AM

Op-Ed: IDF Soldier on Singer's Anti-IDF Song

Army Radio did not allow singer Izhar Ashdot to perform his libelous song about IDF soldiers - who guard his life. Why was that criticized? Eytan Meyersdorf, 10/22/2012, 1:00 PM

IDF Soldiers Scrambled in North for Surprise Drill

IDF soldiers scrambled without warning early Wednesday for a surprise drill designed to test their “fitness and readiness” in the north.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2012, 12:36 PM

Netanyahu and Gantz Attend Combat Drill

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu watched a drill of the IDF's Golani Brigade. "All of Israel supports you," he told the soldiers.Elad Benari, 9/13/2012, 3:17 PM

Golani Soldier Run Over by Tank Dies of Injuries

Sgt. Yehonatan Ben Yishai, critically wounded 3 days ago in the Golan Heights, has passed away.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2012, 5:19 PM

IDF Re-Arrests Shalit Deal Terrorist

Mamun Ismail Salame Stut has become the first terrorist released under the deal to free Gilad Shalit to be re-arrested for terror activity.Gabe Kahn., 1/31/2012, 6:14 PM

5 T-Shirt Protesters Pardoned

Northern Command head sets free five of eight soldiers who wore shirts against expulsion of Jews.Gil Ronen, 6/30/2011, 10:33 AM

Soldiers Jailed Over T-Shirts

Members of the elite Golani Brigade's Battalion 13 wore anti-expulsion shirts at their graduation ceremony Gabe Kahn., 6/24/2011, 1:21 PM

IDF Soldiers 'Stormed' Tel Aviv

Arutz Sheva TV met up with the Golani Run in Tel Aviv and spoke with one of the participants, a New Yorker who immigrated alone to join the army.Yoni Kempinski, 6/14/2011, 12:12 AM

Golani Run Begins

Annual run honoring IDF infantry brigade began at Mount Hermon. Runners renew tradition of hospital visits. Gil Ronen, 6/12/2011, 4:27 PM

Golani Soldiers at the Kotel

Golani Brigade’s inaugural ceremony takes place at the Western Wall for the first time in 22 years.Elad Benari, 1/14/2011, 3:16 AM