Golani Brigade

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Havat Gilad resident defends his actions against Golani soldier

Havat Gilad resident defends his actions against Golani soldier

The man accused of assaulting a Golani commander during a protest says he was defending his daughtersShlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 18:49
Ministers condemn attack on Sayeret Golani commander

Ministers condemn attack on Sayeret Golani commander

Assault on IDF commander overseeing peacekeeping efforts near Kedumim has brought a round of condemnations.Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 17:54
Golani commander: Eliminating the enemy is a supreme value

Golani commander: Eliminating the enemy is a supreme value

In letter to Golani Brigade, Colonel Barak Hiram expresses distress at having to retire soldier "but that's the way it is in Golani."Ido Ben Porat, 22/12/2020 15:00
Golani fighter who failed to shoot terrorist removed from duty

Golani fighter who failed to shoot terrorist removed from duty

Soldier thought terrorist intended to stab him, but erred in failing to respond to firebomb attack.Kobi Finkler, 20/12/2020 22:34
Video shows IDF fighter refraining from firing at terrorist

Video shows IDF fighter refraining from firing at terrorist

Video posted to social media shows IDF fighter seemingly afraid to open fire at terrorist who threw a firebomb at him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 01:35
Watch: The Golani Brigade's helicopter arrest

Watch: The Golani Brigade's helicopter arrest

Soldiers from IDF's Golani Brigade end Menashe Region operation with two helicopter arrests, conducted together with IAF's Sqadron 123.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2020 12:23
'We didn't sleep until the terrorist was captured'

'We didn't sleep until the terrorist was captured'

Family of murdered soldier Amit Ben Yigal observe the village of Ya'bad where Amit was killed during operational activity.Ido Ben Porat, 09/06/2020 06:00
Hunt for terrorist who murdered soldier continues

Hunt for terrorist who murdered soldier continues

IDF continues search for terrorist who murdered Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal in a block-throwing attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2020 17:33
IDF forces operate in village where Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal was murdered

IDF forces operate in village where Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal was murdered

More than 10 suspects arrested from building where rock was thrown. Suspects taken to interrogation. Fighters continue searches.Mordechai Sones, 12/05/2020 21:39
Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Wounded lone soldier to lead Jewish Agency Memorial Day ceremony

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog and Golani soldier Ori Hemo, who was hurt in Jerusalem ramming attack, to light memorial torch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 14:59
"You have one mission: win the next war"

"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, 27/02/2020 20:58
Suspect arrested in ramming of 12 soldiers

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, 06/02/2020 18:18
Despite terror attack: Golani recruits continue trek

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, 06/02/2020 12:45
Watch: Golani soldiers at the Western Wall after the attack

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, 06/02/2020 08:40
From jail to the IDF's Golani Brigade

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, 05/11/2019 10:14
Show of support for IDF at entrance to Yitzhar

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, 20/10/2019 18:13
Golani fighters refuse order while on call in Gaza

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, 02/04/2019 03:33
Letter to Benny Gantz from mother of Golani fighters

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, 14/01/2019 22:37
Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

Golan Formation Commander Col. Avinoam Emunah explained inconvenience serving with woman, receives male replacement.Mordechai Sones, 04/09/2018 20:10
The Golani Brigade prepares for war

The Golani Brigade prepares for war

Top infantry brigade finishes week-long exercise training it for war against Hezbollah.Tzvi Lev, 23/08/2018 20:59
By day, at night, on the mountain, and in the valley

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, 21/08/2018 16:58
'Excited and nostalgic'

'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, 25/07/2018 13:00
'The brown beret makes my heart flutter'

'The brown beret makes my heart flutter'

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz congratulates soldiers for enlisting in Golani Brigade.Benny Toker, 25/07/2018 11:38
Legendary IDF battlefield tours impart Israeli fighting heritage

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, 19/06/2018 22:27
IDF officer demoted after encouraging soldier to kill himself

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, 28/05/2018 09:39
Golani fighter writes to all of us

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, 11/04/2018 11:15
Golani Brigade receives new recruits today

Golani Brigade receives new recruits today

New recruits arrive this morning at training base for Golani fighters.Mordechai Sones, 11/03/2018 10:42
'Being a fighter is not a job, it's a personality'

'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, 21/02/2018 13:50
'He saved lives - in life and in death'

'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, 20/02/2018 12:30
Soldier injured in Highway 6 car accident dies

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, 19/02/2018 18:35
Golani Reconnaissance Battalion finishes punishing exercise

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, 01/02/2018 22:23
IDF soldier imprisoned for kicking an Arab

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, 14/11/2017 03:08
MK blasts soldiers making blessing 'at taxpayers' expense'

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, 31/10/2017 11:40
Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

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, 26/10/2017 15:56
Watch: PM Netanyahu speaks to mother of lone soldier

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, 09/10/2017 20:46
'An all-female tank will not operate in Lebanon'

'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, 06/10/2017 16:07
New Netzach Yehuda commander recipient of top bravery award

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, 24/09/2017 14:38
Officer critically injured in 'Protective Edge' promoted

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, 31/08/2017 14:33
New Commander of Golani Brigade: Colonel Shai Klapper

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, 07/08/2017 17:21
Hundreds swarm to grave of Othniel Ben Kenaz

Hundreds swarm to grave of Othniel Ben Kenaz

Over 400 Jews swarm tomb of Biblical judge located in Hevron Arab neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, 02/08/2017 13:08
Watch: Golani soldiers train on Golan Heights

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, 23/02/2017 19:23
Defense Minister: Golani exercise our response to all threats

Defense Minister: Golani exercise our response to all threats

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits Golani brigade exercise comprised of engineers, tanks, artillery.Shlomo Pietrekovski, 21/02/2017 18:58
Golan Heights sirens raised but no hits detected

Golan Heights sirens raised but no hits detected

Golan Heights sirens raised but no artillery hits were detected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2016 12:51
'The thin line between criminals and terrorists'

'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, 05/02/2016 11:30
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked --- Tough Girls Don’t Dance

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

Her flaw? She tells the truth. Jack Engelhard, 08/05/2015 09:09
Why is the Knesset Debating IDF Religiosity?

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, 24/11/2014 12:34
German Soldier Versus 9,300 'Israelis for Berlin'

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
Golani Troops Say Gomel Blessing at Kotel

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, 12/08/2014 21:32
IDF to Decorate Soldiers for Bravery, Courage

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, 06/08/2014 22:34
 Killed in Action: The Faces of the Golani Heroes

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, 21/07/2014 08:20
Feiglin: End Misplaced Pity That Endangers Troops

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, 20/07/2014 22:48
Soldier Declares 'Sit in Jail, Don't Expel Jews'

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, 16/05/2014 14:28
Parts of Gaza Fence Still Down 1 Week After Storm

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, 24/12/2013 08:23
Soldier Arrested for 'Price Tag' to House Arrest

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, 20/11/2013 19:49
Golani Soldier Nabbed over 'Price Tag Attack'

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, 20/11/2013 18:06
Yaalon: Combat Units ‘Likely to Be Called Up Soon’

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

Defense Minister hints at major operation during a visit to the Golan.Maayana Miskin, 26/06/2013 13:41
IDF on High Alert on Israel’s Syrian Border

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, 10/03/2013 09:50