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News and updates about Givati Brigade

Capture of Yehuda Guetta's killer: Terrorist raised his hands and confessed

Givati Brigade commander describes how IDF tracked, captured terrorist who committed deadly shooting earlier this week.

'Yehuda Guetta's killer raised his hands and confessed'

Watch: 'Severe' brawl at IDF base, 21 soldiers injured

A video of 'severe' brawl at IDF base earlier in the week involving some-30 soldiers released.

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IDF melting pot melts down into violence between battalions

21 soldiers injured in brawl between elite Bedouin unit and Shaked battalion.

IDF melting pot melts down into violence between battalions

First Givati 'Namer' APC brigade exercise

Givati ends 17 weeks of intensive training; between engineering tools, combat helicopters, and 'Meanies' a completely new force emerged.

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WATCH: Battalion commander rushes a soldier to the floor

A commander of a battalion in the Givati Brigade filmed pulling a soldier to the floor in order to prevent him from leaving the unit.

WATCH: Battalion commander rushes a soldier to the floor

'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.

'Excited and nostalgic'player

Haredi company commander in Givati brigade?

In coming weeks new company commander appointment expected in Givati brigade's Rotem battalion from among several haredi officer candidates.

Haredi company commander in Givati brigade?

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.'

Legendary IDF battlefield tours impart Israeli fighting heritage

Prominent Religious Zionist General to be forced out of the IDF?

Fate of Brigadier General Ofer Vinter to be decided Monday. Vinter is known for his connection to Religious Zionist community, Eli academy.

Prominent Religious Zionist General to be forced out of the IDF?

Meet Mahmoud: Arab, Israeli, Givati fighter

Central Israel Arab completes Givati basic training: 'I said if they stick me in a job, I'm leaving; I want to contribute to the State.'

Meet Mahmoud: Arab, Israeli, Givati fighter

Givati fighters in Hevron: 'sharp and prepared'

Tzabar Battalion fighters conclude tour of duty in Hevron area, during which 92 terrorists and more than 60 Arab rioters were arrested.

Givati fighters in Hevron: 'sharp and prepared'

IDF soldiers leave post in protest of Amona eviction

Soldiers from the Givati Brigade stationed near Ofra abandon their post, but return after being assured they won't be asked to evict Amona.

IDF soldiers leave post in protest of Amona eviction

Watch: Givati soldiers use free time for Slichot

Reserve soldier films his friends making sure to wake up at dawn for Slichot ahead of grueling training exercises.

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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

Soldier who died in training 'humble, aspiring'

Rabbi mourns student, private Yehuda Suissa, who collapsed in intense training a day after enlistment. Funeral to be held at 1 p.m.

Soldier who tragically died in training 'humble, aspiring'

IDF soldier collapses and dies in training

In tragic training mishap, new recruit dies day after enlisting in Givati Brigade.

IDF soldier collapses and dies in training

IDF Givati soldiers battle to save troubled teens

Group of IDF Givati Brigade soldiers to take part in Jerusalem Marathon for Kav L'Noar charity, helping children at risk.

IDF Givati soldiers join battle to save troubled teens

IDF joins at-risk teens in Jerusalem Marathon

2,000 soldiers from Givati Brigade will team up with teenagers who participate in Kav L'Noar programs.

IDF joins at-risk teens in Jerusalem Marathon

Givati's elite battalion pulls out of Hevron

After a challenging six months of thwarting attacks and overnight raids, Tzabar battalion replaced by Kfir Brigade's Shimshon unit.

Givati's elite 'Tzabar' battalion pulls out of Hevron

Details emerge about IDF soldier who joined ISIS

Soldier served in the IDF's elite Givati Brigade, was estranged from his family over joining the army.

Details emerge about Arab IDF soldier who joined ISIS

'Forbidden to Treat Soldiers as Criminal Suspects'

Rabbi Ariel slams talk of investigation of IDF for 'Hannibal Protocol'; blood of civilians who don't leave war zone 'on their own heads.'

'It is Forbidden to Treat Soldiers like Criminal Suspects'

'Givati Soldiers Deserve Medals, not Lawyers'

Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett defends the Givati Brigade soldiers, vows 'there will be no investigation of courage.'

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Pundit Blames Bennett for 102 Lebanese Dead in '96

Jewish Home head reacts to journalist's accusations, vows to prevent investigations against soldiers who fought in Gaza war.

Pundit Blames Bennett for 102 Lebanese Deaths in 1996

Case Dropped Against IDF Commander Who Invoked G-d

Givati Commander Ofer Winter cleared of investigation claiming coverups; his soldiers charge it was organized targeting for religiosity.

Case Dropped Against IDF Commander Who Invoked G-d

IDF Commander who Invoked G-d 'Elimination' Target

Religious commander Ofer Winter's soldiers charge there is an organized attempt to get rid of him as investigation launches.

IDF Commander who Invoked G-d Targeted for 'Elimination'

Ya'alon Criticizes IDF Commander who Invoked God

Ya'alon says he would have told Givati officer to phrase his call-up message differently because IDF is 'army of all,' including non-Jews.

Ya'alon Criticizes Religious IDF Commander for Invoking God

Anger as Southern Community 'Abandoned' by IDF

Residents of Netiv Ha'asarah, on the border with Gaza, astonished to find soldiers sent to guard them had disappeared.

Anger as Southern Community 'Abandoned' by IDF

IDF Lauds Givati Commander After Media Storm

Commander falsely slandered for 'exclusion of women' praised by Brigade founder: 'I hope we have more like him in the future.'

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Feminists Trash Commander for 'Excluding Women'

Media says Col. Ofer Winter nixed a performance by a popular singer because she's female. Facts say otherwise.

Feminists Trash Givati Commander for 'Excluding Women'

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.

IDF to Decorate Soldiers for Bravery, Courage as Operation Ends

Five Terrorists Killed Emerging from Terror Tunnel

Terror attack thwarted as IDF Givati Brigade soldiers identify and kill five terrorists exiting Gaza tunnel; weapons and explosives seized.

Five Terrorists Killed After Emerging from 'Terror Tunnel'

Watch: Givati Soldiers Uncover Terror Tunnel

IDF video shows terrorists plunge into the unknown as they fight Hamas terror; General.: 'We still have a lot to do.'

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Watch: IDF Troops Detect Terror Tunnel

IDF troops from the Givati Brigade have so far discovered 13 terrorist tunnels during their operation in Gaza.

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IDF Kills Hamas Terrorists Who Breached Border

Heavily armed Hamas terrorists killed in firefight with IDF after entering by sea on way to nearby kibbutz; one soldier lightly wounded.

IDF Eliminates Hamas Terrorists Who Breached Gaza Border

Photos: Givati's Finest in Paintball Drill

Givati Brigade commandos simulate urban fighting in what they say is the best way.

Photos: Givati's Finest in Paintball Drill

Gaza Tunnel Explodes During IDF Operation

Smuggling tunnel explodes in southern Gaza as a group of IDF soldiers work to uncover it.

Gaza Smuggling Tunnel Explodes During IDF Operation