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Weep for our Jewish daughters

No one imagined in their worst nightmares that benefits granted imprisoned terrorists by wardens included female soldiers..Op-ed.

Weep for our Jewish daughters

Gilboa prison scandal: Yet another female warden comes forward with allegations

"They sent me to a 'prominent' prisoner who told me, 'Don't worry, I'll take care of you.'"

Yet another female warden comes forward with allegations

IDF names first female military secretary to the President

​​Brig-Gen. Naama Rosen Grimberg will be third female member of General Staff Forum.

IDF names first female military secretary to the President

Gilboa prison scandal: 'Gag order inappropriate, citizens need to know what happened'

As more details of "systematic abuse" emerge, Public Security Minister questions why Court imposed gag order.

'Gag order inappropriate, citizens need to know what happened'

Female prison guard: 'I was raped in Gilboa Prison'

A female guard, writing under a pseudonym, tells of a chain of sexual abuses and coverups in a maximum security facility.

Female prison guard: 'I was raped in Gilboa Prison'

Soldiers testify to 'summer-camp atmosphere' in mixed battalions

Religious graduates of tank officers' course describe impact of integrating women into units.

Soldiers testify to 'summer-camp atmosphere' in mixed battalions

1000 female soldiers demand new IDF uniforms

More than one thousand female soldiers have demanded the IDF provide trousers better suited to the female anatomy.

1000 female soldiers demand new IDF uniforms

"Your camp shall be holy" - the Jewish army

The IDF is playing a game with Torah Jews, a nasty game that creates a PR stunt against Haredim, depicting them as parasites.

"Your camp shall be holy" - the Jewish army

Gilboa Prison Warden summoned over treatment of female guards

Prison warden to face questioning after describing female soldiers being handed over to security prisoners "to keep them happy."

Gilboa Prison Warden summoned over treatment of female guards

Shocking allegations regarding female soldiers in security prisons

Prison commander described female soldiers being handed over to security prisoners "to keep them happy."

Shocking allegations on female soldiers in security prisons

Rabbi Rafi Peretz: Religious Zionist youth won't serve in mixed units

"Standards will have to be lowered if women are allowed into elite units - someone will have to take responsibility for the consequences."

Rabbi Peretz: Religious Zionist youth won't serve in mixed units

Claims against IDF service

Claims against IDF service

Female combat soldiers to be exempted from reserve duty?

IDF weighs plan to bar female combat soldiers from mixed units from being called up to reserve duty after completing mandatory service.

Female combat soldiers to be exempted from reserve duty?

Female soldiers left behind, are hounded by Palestinian Arabs

5 female combat soldiers forgotten by commanders, left behind overnight in Jordan Valley. Soldiers chased by gang of PA Arabs.

Female soldiers left behind, are hounded by Palestinian Arabs

Free birth control pills to be distributed to female soldiers

Goal is to reduce number of female soldiers choosing abortion. Last year, abortions cost IDF over 4 million shekels.

Free birth control pills to be distributed to female soldiers

Record number of female religious soldiers

Defense Ministry reveals 15% increase in religious women enlisting in IDF through midrashot program.

Record number of female religious soldiers

The paratroopers and the instructor: the silent story

Sister of paratrooper who 'turned his back' to female instructor describes different story than spun in media and public attack on soldiers.

The paratroopers and the instructor: the silent story

'Crude lies under cover of hatred and incitement'

Examination reveals female soldiers asked to leave Ashkelon swimming pool resort entered at time assigned for separate male swimming.

'Crude lies under cover of hatred and incitement'

There will be no mixed tanks

Female Armored training completed; 10 complete training, 4 of whom are tank commanders. 'We didn't give an inch and didn't compromise.'

There will be no mixed tanksplayer

More IDF Soldiers Requesting Post as Lookout

A large number of incoming draftees - mostly women - have requested to be assigned to watch security cameras.

Gaza War Caused Spike in Demands to Be Drafted as Lookouts

Knesset 'Stalling' on Law against Female Evaders

Secularist NGO says 'burial' of the law by MK Yariv Levin is 'a disgusting act of defrauding the public.'

Knesset Reportedly Stalling on Law against Female Draft Evaders

Hareidi MK: IDF Draft is Violence Against Women

Hareidi MK says mandatory draft for women, religious or secular, is a form of ‘serious violence.’

Hareidi MK: IDF Draft is Violence Against Women

IDF Evaluates Draft-Dodger With Facebook

Incoming recruit declares herself 'religious' - and, thus, exempt - just before draft date; IDF uses Facebook to accuse her of fakery.

IDF Evaluates Draft-Dodger with Facebook, Debate Ensues

Rabbi Riskin on Women’s Enlistment: It’s a Mitzvah

Rabbi of Efrat weighs in on women’s enlistment controversy, says enlistment opponents are ignoring modern reality.

Rabbi Riskin on Women’s Enlistment: It’s a Mitzvah

Yesh Atid No. 2 Attempts Peace with Chief Rabbis

Yesh Atid minister steps in to pacify Chief Rabbis after party head Yair Lapid called to fire them both.

Yesh Atid No. 2 Attempts Peace with Chief Rabbis

Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDF

Min. Shai Piron has opined that Jewish law opposes female enlistment. Lapid threatened to fire Chief Rabbis for this position.

Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDF

Chief Rabbinate Says No To Religious Women in IDF

Rabbinate forbids religious female recruits, warning enlistment threatens Jewish nature of Israel. Hatnua MK Stern opposes.

Chief Rabbinate Says No To Religious Women in IDF

IDF Lets Female Soldiers Be Kashrut Inspectors

New position opened up for female soldiers, following new Chief Rabbinate policy allowing women inspectors.

IDF Lets Female Soldiers Be Kashrut Inspectors

Zionist Rabbi: Enlisting Women Dangerous, Immoral

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel says forcing women to enlist in the IDF is immoral. ‘Women should not be subordinate.’

Zionist Rabbi: Enlisting Women Dangerous, Immoral

Yaalon: It’s Not Fair, but We Can’t Force Service

Defense Minister tells high school students that they deserve equal treatment, but that forcing hareidi men to enlist won’t pay.

Yaalon: It’s Not Fair, but We Can’t Make Hareidi Men Serve

General: ‘People’s Army’ Facing Collapse

IDF general reveals: one in four men and over one-third of women eligible for draft do not enlist. Draft-dodging threatens 'people's army.'

General: ‘People’s Army’ Facing Collapse

‘Dangerous Experiment’ on Female Soldiers Alleged

Forum head repeats warnings of long-term injuries to female combat soldiers, terms mixed units ‘a dangerous experiment.’

‘Dangerous IDF Experiment’ on Female Soldiers Alleged

Scandal: Female Soldier Called Up to Torah

During a military synagogue service, a female IDF soldier was summoned to the Torah. IDF: service was "not official."

Scandal: Female Soldier Called Up to Torah

Female Officers Demand Variety in Nail Polish

Dozens of female officers demand an exemption from the rule that only allows three colors of nail polish.

Female Officers Demand Variety in Nail Polish

Controversy as Rabbi Weighs in on Women in IDF

Former IDF rabbi causes controversy with proposal that women, men have different roles.

Controversy as Rabbi Weighs in on Women in IDF

‘What if a Female Pilot Falls Captive?’

Former IAF commander says the possibility of a female captive soldier should be part of IDF dialogue on women in the army.

‘What if a Female Pilot Falls Captive?’

Pride and Embarrassment for Mixed-Sex Unit

One of the unit's female fighters performed heroically. Another cowered behind a bush for 90 minutes.

Pride and Embarrassment for Mixed-Sex Unit after Firefight

Bill to Make Women's Draft Refusal Illegal

Law proposed by female MKs would make it tougher for women to avoid enlistment.

Bill to Make Women's Draft Refusal Illegal

MK: Save Money, Don’t Train Women

MK suggests slashing IDF budget by 200 million by cancelling 2-3 weeks of training for female soldiers.

MK: Save Money, Don’t Train Women

Feminists: Hareidim Turning IDF into Men's Army

Former officers in IDF, Police warn Plesner Committee hareidi enlistment will be bad for women's movement.

Feminists Warn: Hareidim Turning IDF into 'Army of Men'