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IDF commander resigns after his army computer stolen

IDF commander resigns after his army computer stolen

The IDF head of Manpower Directorate resigned today after his army computer was stolen and an internal investigation opened against him.Reut Hadar, 14/12/2016 22:23
IDF seeking rabbis to help defuse tensions

IDF seeking rabbis to help defuse tensions

The IDF Chief of Manpower is searching for rabbis to help lower tensions between religious establishment and the army.Hillel Fendel, 07/12/2016 15:29
IDF Suicides Double in 2014

IDF Suicides Double in 2014

Sharp increase in IDF soldiers ending their own lives not due to Gaza operation, Manpower Division chief insists.Tova Dvorin, 02/01/2015 08:04
Reunion of Lone Soldiers and Parents after the War

Reunion of Lone Soldiers and Parents after the War

After 50 grueling days battling Hamas terrorists, El Al reunites soldiers with parents in the first meeting in years for many.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 18/09/2014 18:26
General: ‘People’s Army’ Facing Collapse

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.'Maayana Miskin, 03/12/2013 17:58
IDF: Absent Yeshiva Students Seen as AWOL Soldiers

IDF: Absent Yeshiva Students Seen as AWOL Soldiers

Hesder yeshiva students who skip class could face military discipline.Maayana Miskin, 04/06/2013 21:19
MK: Use Hareidi Money to Fund Soldiers

MK: Use Hareidi Money to Fund Soldiers

Former head of IDF Manpower: Instead of force, use hareidi money to reward soldiers. He rejects civilian service option.Maayana Miskin, 29/05/2013 10:04
Hareidi 'Draft Evader' Released from Prison

Hareidi 'Draft Evader' Released from Prison

A married hareidi woman who was arrested and placed in a military jail for evading enlistment is released after being granted a pardon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2012 05:16
Motivation Still High Among New IDF Recruits

Motivation Still High Among New IDF Recruits

The IDF’s newest recruits have continued a trend toward high motivation to serve in combat. More sent to rescue squads., 21/07/2012 23:05
Female Draft-Dodgers Use Religion as Excuse

Female Draft-Dodgers Use Religion as Excuse

IDF manpower chief Orna Barbivai says too many women who say they are religious are allowed to opt out of the IDF.Gabe Kahn, 17/04/2012 22:45
Israel's Immigrant Volunteers

Israel's Immigrant Volunteers

IDF manpower director Maj. Gen. Orna Barbibai hailed the impressive showing of immigrant volunteers; chided native Israelis.Gabe Kahn., 19/12/2011 19:34
IDF Data: Number of Israelis who Enlist Declining

IDF Data: Number of Israelis who Enlist Declining

The number of Israelis who enlist in the army is declining. By 2020, less than 60% will enlist, statistics show.Elad Benari, 17/11/2011 22:03