IDF presents program to prevent shell shock

IDF presents program to prevent shell shock

IDF implements computer program to help combat soldiers avoid shell shock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 9:25 AM
'Integrating women into combat is a colossal failure'

'Integrating women into combat is a colossal failure'

Reserve colonel says IDF is ignoring its own research by insisting on pushing women into combat.Gil Ronen, 3/12/2017, 11:02 AM
Combat soldiers to receive college scholarships?

Combat soldiers to receive college scholarships?

Israeli combat soldiers will receive full scholarships from the military to pursue a university degree or professional certification.JTA, 8/9/2016, 6:02 AM
Watch: Becoming a Combat Soldier in 90 Seconds

Watch: Becoming a Combat Soldier in 90 Seconds

An IDF soldier documented his intense eight months of training on the way to becoming an IDF combat soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2014, 4:43 AM
Soldiers Take on Tefillin For The Three Teens

Soldiers Take on Tefillin For The Three Teens

Lavi Battalion combat soldiers take on the commandment of wearing phylacteries daily for the merit of the souls of Eyal, Naftali and Gilad.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 7/2/2014, 1:07 PM
IDF Combat Motivation Steady at 74.7%

IDF Combat Motivation Steady at 74.7%

Army releases statistics as it prepares to draft March 2014 enlistees and grapples with issues of equality.Gil Ronen, 3/8/2014, 8:36 PM
Combat Vet Bill Passes in Preliminary Reading

Combat Vet Bill Passes in Preliminary Reading

Approved in preliminary hearing: bill to wipe clean soldiers' juvenile records, allow vets to be armed while serving in security positions.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 6:00 PM
Bill to Erase Combat Vets' Juvenile Record

Bill to Erase Combat Vets' Juvenile Record

Youths from troubled background who serve as combat soldiers deserve a clean slate, says bill's initiator.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2013, 5:56 PM
Twice as Many Officers from Premilitary Academies

Twice as Many Officers from Premilitary Academies

Premilitary ‘mechina’ programs produce two times as many IDF officers.Maayana Miskin, 5/26/2013, 3:15 PM
Armless Soldier Provides Inspirational Message

Armless Soldier Provides Inspirational Message

One of the participants at the AIPAC conference was Izzy Ezagui, a combat soldier who lost his arm in a mortar shell explosion.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2013, 10:15 PM
Combat Officer Runs with Soldiers while Pregnant

Combat Officer Runs with Soldiers while Pregnant

Women combat officers are common in the IDF, but one commander went one better – training soldiers while eight months pregnant. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/12/2012, 5:58 PM
‘Physically Fit’ to Carry 130 Medals and Trophies

‘Physically Fit’ to Carry 130 Medals and Trophies

IDF physical fitness officer Captain Ishta is in great shape. While combat soldiers are decorated with a few medals, he has 100.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 6:33 PM
Watch IDF Elite Combat Troops in Training

Watch IDF Elite Combat Troops in Training

An IDF video gives a rare glimpse into tough training by crack “Egoz” combat soldiers, lugging and firing the Israeli-made “Tabor” rifle.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/26/2012, 10:12 AM