Reservists

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'You are a model for Israeli society as a whole'

'You are a model for Israeli society as a whole'

President Rivlin presents certificates of excellence to this year's IDF’s outstanding reserve units.Kobi Finkler, 02/07/2019 00:10
Senior officer denies claims IDF not ready for war

Senior officer denies claims IDF not ready for war

Despite IDF ombudsman's warning's over IDF's depleted state, high ranking officer tells Arutz Sheva that such charges are baseless.Tzvi Lev, 25/10/2018 19:38
Soldier's mistake led to emergency call-up of 5,000 reservists

Soldier's mistake led to emergency call-up of 5,000 reservists

IDF investigation finds that soldier accidentally pressed button activating emergency call-up of 5,000 reservists on Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/04/2018 12:44
Volunteers to rebuild demolished carpentry shop in Netiv Ha'avot

Volunteers to rebuild demolished carpentry shop in Netiv Ha'avot

Army reservists will gather tomorrow at the scene of today's destruction to help rebuild the shop. 'A symbol of solidarity with settlement.'Eliran Aharon, 29/11/2017 18:27
Liberman revamps benefits for demobilized soldiers

Liberman revamps benefits for demobilized soldiers

Defense Minister grants demobilized IDF soldiers immediate access to monetary benefits, ending 5-year waiting period.Tzvi Lev, 26/10/2017 21:02
'The south of Israel has turned into the wild west'

'The south of Israel has turned into the wild west'

Thousands of IDF reservists petition Chief of Staff: Stop equipment thefts in the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2017 10:21
They traded supper for kitbags and uniforms

They traded supper for kitbags and uniforms

Leaving their homes and families, members of the Regev Battalion reservists trained for a week in honor of their country.Ido Ben Porat, 14/07/2016 18:36
IDF Overhaul Expected After Iran Deal

IDF Overhaul Expected After Iran Deal

'Gidon Plan' presented to IDF General Staff Monday could see thousands of soldiers dismissed or cut in the name of security.Tova Dvorin, 20/07/2015 19:43
IDF Falls Flat in State Comptroller's Report

IDF Falls Flat in State Comptroller's Report

Audit of multiple IDF departments in its ground forces division finds gross deficiencies in reserve training, protection of strategic sites.Koby Finkler, Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 29/12/2014 19:06
Call to Mobilize Reservists to Secure Jerusalem

Call to Mobilize Reservists to Secure Jerusalem

Beit Aryeh council head Avi Naim says the time is ripe to call up reservists for Jerusalem - and may be the way to establish deterrence.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 07/11/2014 13:32
IDF to Compensate Reservists for Protective Edge

IDF to Compensate Reservists for Protective Edge

Soldiers to receive up to 15,000 shekels for their time at the front; additional solutions being sought for the self-employed.Tova Dvorin, 22/10/2014 17:58
Labor MK Calls Unit 8200 Insubordinates Cowards

Labor MK Calls Unit 8200 Insubordinates Cowards

"Your selfish and self-righteous act did not hurt the State, but did hurt the Zionist left," the MK wrote to leftist Unit 8200 reservists.Talia Blatman, 14/09/2014 14:07
200 Reservists Sign Letter Against Insubordination

200 Reservists Sign Letter Against Insubordination

Backlash continues after leftist reservists accuse elite IDF unit of abuses in Judea-Samaria; politicians blast 'disgusting slander.'Shimon Cohen, 14/09/2014 08:51
IDF Discharges 30,000 Reserve Soldiers

IDF Discharges 30,000 Reserve Soldiers

55,000 soldiers still in the field as 72-hour ceasefire keeps a tenuous hold; meanwhile, Gaza belt residents hesitate to return home.Tova Dvorin, 06/08/2014 16:36
Reservists in Judea-Samaria Prepare for Long Stay

Reservists in Judea-Samaria Prepare for Long Stay

Motivation is very high for reservists called up to replace elite units in Judea-Samaria, officer says - thanks to public support.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 01/08/2014 09:39
IDF Releases Most Reservists

IDF Releases Most Reservists

The IDF began to release some of the reservists that were called up in preparations for a possible U.S. military strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 02/09/2013 02:14
'We Can Only Rely on God and Our Troops'

'We Can Only Rely on God and Our Troops'

Fomer IDF Major General Uzi Dayan sees American uncertainty as a sign that Israel cannot rely on foreign powers to secure its future.Kochava Rozenbaum , 01/09/2013 13:05
Yaalon Transfers 60M Shekels to Reservists

Yaalon Transfers 60M Shekels to Reservists

Min. Naftali Bennett thanks defense minister for cancelling cut in Pillar of Defense reservists' bonus.Gil Ronen, 18/04/2013 19:20
Bennett: Don't Hurt Reservists

Bennett: Don't Hurt Reservists

Economics minister comes out swinging against cut in Pillar of Defense reservists' pay.Gil Ronen, 17/04/2013 21:21
Armless Soldier Provides Inspirational Message

Armless Soldier Provides Inspirational Message

One of the participants at the AIPAC conference was Izzy Ezagui, a combat soldier who lost his arm in a mortar shell explosion.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/03/2013 22:15
Reservist, Wounded by a Rocket Wednesday, is Dead

Reservist, Wounded by a Rocket Wednesday, is Dead

Lt. Boris Yarmulnik, 28, was fatally wounded by terrorist rocket fired before the "ceasefire."Gil Ronen, 22/11/2012 16:32
Gantz to Reservists: Look Backwards Once

Gantz to Reservists: Look Backwards Once

As the IDF prepares for a possible ground operation in Gaza, Chief of Staff Benny Gantz offers words of encouragement to reservists.Elad Benari & Gil Ronen, 19/11/2012 02:16
Hamas Headquarters Leveled, 'Power Grid Targeted'

Hamas Headquarters Leveled, 'Power Grid Targeted'

IDF operation is seen as very successful thus far; Obama, Europe and even Israeli press relatively supportive.Gil Ronen, 17/11/2012 19:17
'Settlers' the Most Active Reservists in Israel

'Settlers' the Most Active Reservists in Israel

34 percent of reservists are Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria , according to data published by the IDF.Elad Benari, 09/08/2012 03:13
Minister: Mandatory Service for Everyone

Minister: Mandatory Service for Everyone

Minister Erdan visits protesting reservists, promises “equal distribution of the burden.” Maayana Miskin, 22/04/2012 19:07
Anarchists, Media Upset at Officer's 'Violence'

Anarchists, Media Upset at Officer's 'Violence'

Israeli media aims its arrows at IDF lieutenant colonel who slams gun into face of anarchist.Gil Ronen, 15/04/2012 20:34