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On Israel's 66th, Speeches Stress Unity, Diversity

On Israel's 66th, Speeches Stress Unity, Diversity

Knesset Speaker urges Israelis to embrace peers from all walks of life; ceremony places special focus on women.Tova Dvorin, 05/05/2014 21:38
IDF Weighs Shorter Service for Non-Combat Soldiers

IDF Weighs Shorter Service for Non-Combat Soldiers

Special committee to examine the possibility of determining length of military service by importance of position.Tova Dvorin, 24/01/2014 11:02
Motivation Among IDF Recruits Near All-Time High

Motivation Among IDF Recruits Near All-Time High

The vast majority of recruits in the IDF November draft have expressed a desire to become members of combat units. David Lev, 25/11/2012 22:37
Each Ethiopian Jewish Soldier will have a Mentor

Each Ethiopian Jewish Soldier will have a Mentor

Personnel Branch is planning a project to help Ethiopian soldiers in their initial steps in IDF.Gil Ronen, 20/07/2012 15:12
Soldiers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

Soldiers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

Three of four participants in special course are lone soldiers, 47% will go on to serve in field and combat units.Gil Ronen, 16/07/2012 11:18
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
IDF Chief of Staff Rules: Men Must Attend

IDF Chief of Staff Rules: Men Must Attend

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Ganz rules no soldier will be exempt from official military ceremonies, even if a woman is singing.Chana Ya'ar, 02/01/2012 23:19
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