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Hesder Rabbis: We advise our students not to enlist in the Armored Corps

Rabbi Yaakov Medan and Rabbi Amichai Gordin from Yeshivat Har Etzion apologize to students after IDF cancels men-only officer's course.

'We advise our students not to enlist in the Armored Corps'

From San Diego to the IDF's armored corps

Yosef Kandiati flew 10,000 miles to participate in the conversion training of the 10th Brigade to the Mark 3 chariot tank.

From San Diego to the IDF's armored corps

Watch: Mortar barrage in memory of murdered soldier Amit Ben Yigal

Armored Cops soldiers: “This barrage is dedicated to a brother in arms and a great warrior."

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'Female tankists take twice as long to load shells'

In experiment incorporating women into armor it emerges that average time for loading and firing is significantly longer in women than men.

'Female tankists take twice as long to load shells'

IDF source: Female tank officers face 'physical and mental difficulties'

Women serving as tank soldiers face difficulties during service, have trouble loading missiles, source says.

Female tank officers face 'physical and mental difficulties'

Grandpa Yitzchak's black beret

Forty-six years later after he fought in the Yom Kippur War, Grandpa Yitzchak gives his grandson a special present.

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'They will decide the next war'

Upswing in motivation for Armored enlistment by new project where conscripts enlist with friends from high school and train together.

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'Technological revolution' in armored corps

Chief Armored Corps officer declares armored vehicle currently flourishing; more recruits and more technology.

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'Women in a tank wouldn't survive in war'

Head of pre-military program warns of the dangers of integrating female soldiers in armored units.

'Women in a tank wouldn't survive in war'

'Religious officers can be forced to serve in mixed units'

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot reportedly rules that religious IDF officers can be forced to command female soldiers.

'Religious officers can be forced to serve in mixed units'

Pilot program for female combat soldiers in trouble

Trainees drop out of pilot program to train female soldiers to serve in armored corps. End of year updates.

Pilot program for female combat soldiers in trouble

Watch: How the IDF took out an ISIS cell on the Golan Heights

IDF releases video showing tank unit destroying ISIS cell which had ambushed Golani troops last year.

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Yesh Atid MK criticizes rabbis

Ofer Shelah says right-wing rabbis, politicians trying to change IDF's policies and values and undermine commanders' authority.

Yesh Atid MK criticizes rabbis

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.

Reserve Colonel: "Putting women in tanks is irresponsible"

Tzfat Chief Rabbi slams proposal for mixed tank units

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu slammed proposal for mixed tank units, stating that army is behaving complacently by forming mixed units.

Tzfat Chief Rabbi slams proposal for mixed tank units

Children of Sderot - confident soldiers of today

Sderot merits a special kind of protection - their own children, now grown up and serving in their hometowns as soldiers of the IDF.

Bombed children of Sderot - confident soldiers of today

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot trains with IDF

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot let a week-long divisional exercise which included the Armoured Corps, Air Force, and infantry.

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IDF Hits 14 Targets in Syria Following Rocket Fire

In a joint operation involving the IAF, the artillery corps and the armored corps, IDF hits 14 targets belonging to the Assad regime.

IDF Hits 14 Targets in Syria Following Rocket Fire

New Tank Cartridge Made for Urban Warfare

The 120mm Hatzav delayed action cartridge first penetrates outer wall of structure, then explodes.

New Tank Cartridge Made for Urban Warfare

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.

One Week After Storm, Parts of Gaza Fence Still Down

IDF Chief Assures 'Quiet Will Last – Or Else'

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz assured Israelis on Sunday there would be no more rocket fire from Gaza – “or else.”

IDF Chief Assures 'Quiet Will Last – Or Else'