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IDF: Wounded soldier was shot in the head by other soldier's gun

IDF: Wounded soldier was shot in the head by other soldier's gun

Army says that soldier seriously wounded at IDF base in Jordan Valley was shot by fellow soldier's gun.David Rosenberg, 24/02/2021 11:07
Unvaccinated soldiers ordered to wear bright vests

Unvaccinated soldiers ordered to wear bright vests

Order issued, then rescinded at base of 80th Division ordering soldiers who have not been vaccinated to dress so others know to avoid them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 18:23
Female soldier seriously injured by gunfire at base in the south

Female soldier seriously injured by gunfire at base in the south

Female IDF soldier seriously injured as a result of gunfire at Sayarim Base. Incident being investigated.Kobi Finkler, 14/01/2021 00:32
Moderna shipment to be reserved for soldiers

Moderna shipment to be reserved for soldiers

The shipment of Moderna vaccines is expected to be sent to the IDF.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 20:07
Father of fallen soldier condemns attack on his son's commander

Father of fallen soldier condemns attack on his son's commander

A bereaved father calls on Jewish residents to denounce violence against soldiers on peacekeeping duty.Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 18:28
4 non-combat IDF soldiers left on wrong side of border for an hour

4 non-combat IDF soldiers left on wrong side of border for an hour

Non-combat soldiers sent east of Israeli border fence left by accompanying armed force for an hour.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 08:03
No release from active duty for combat soldiers starting Tuesday

No release from active duty for combat soldiers starting Tuesday

Chief of Staff suspends releases of combat soldiers and soldiers in training courses. "We must act with full force to curb morbidity."Ido Ben Porat, 27/09/2020 13:14
Soldiers released for vacation

Soldiers released for vacation

Thousands of soldiers released for first vacation since onset of Corona Crisis in Israel.Kobi Finkler, 19/04/2020 14:58
IDF soldiers open fire at Arab who tried to run them over

IDF soldiers open fire at Arab who tried to run them over

Suspected ramming attempt near Beit El: Palestinian Arab vehicle speeds toward soldiers, who open fire at the driver and injure him.Elad Benari, 20/02/2020 23:29
Watch: Hundreds of soldiers gather for selichot

Watch: Hundreds of soldiers gather for selichot

Soldiers participate in evening of preparation for High Holidays in J'lem with 'Tzalash' organization.Hezki Baruch, 29/09/2019 10:24
New York salutes IDF soldiers

New York salutes IDF soldiers

$37 million raised for IDF soldiers at FIDF National Gala, ‘A Night of Heroes.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2019 10:16
Fight breaks out between soldiers of Bedouin, haredi battalions

Fight breaks out between soldiers of Bedouin, haredi battalions

Confrontation leads to knives being thrown at the haredi soldiers in front of base commanders. Investigation opened by military police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2019 22:03
Watch: Massive explosion near bus of soldiers

Watch: Massive explosion near bus of soldiers

IDF soldiers traveling on army bus document rocket exploding near them, amid chaos and shouting. 'Everybody get off the bus - quickly!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2019 14:50
Yashar LaChayal provides Pesach food for 850 needy soldiers

Yashar LaChayal provides Pesach food for 850 needy soldiers

Yashar LaChayal in Maale Adumim packages Pesach food for 850 soldiers from low-income familiesSharona Cohen, 18/04/2019 16:54
Hebrew U profs criticize IDF training program at university

Hebrew U profs criticize IDF training program at university

Middle Eastern Studies profs: Soldiers' presence 'suffocates teaching and research,' harms 'dynamic between Israeli, Palestinian students.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2019 10:41
4 officers and soldier injured in northern Israel road accident

4 officers and soldier injured in northern Israel road accident

Two officers moderately injured, two other officers and soldier lightly injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2019 11:37
Exposé: European organization harasses IDF soldiers in Hevron

Exposé: European organization harasses IDF soldiers in Hevron

Im Tirtzu organization exposes anti-Israel NGOs operating inside Hevron to harass IDF soldiers.Mordechai Sones, 20/12/2018 17:34
Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

In hopes of lightening the heaviness we all live with when life in Israel tenses up, here is another of my funnies. Bracha Weisman, 18/10/2018 07:41
'For rent - not to soldiers' posters in Jerusalem

'For rent - not to soldiers' posters in Jerusalem

Watch Jerusalem mayoral candidate remove posters in Machane Yehuda disrespecting IDF soldiers.Mordechai Sones, 17/10/2018 21:20
Defense Minister: Israel will be able to celebrate in quiet

Defense Minister: Israel will be able to celebrate in quiet

Minister Liberman visits soldiers stationed near Bethlehem, thanking soldiers ahead of the holiday. 'We can celebrate thanks to them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2018 14:16
Keeping soldiers connected to Torah

Keeping soldiers connected to Torah

The 'Tzalash' organization has taken upon itself the mission of accompanying religious soldiers in the army via a multitude of activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2018 19:49
The paratroopers and the instructor: the silent story

The paratroopers and the instructor: the silent story

Sister of paratrooper who 'turned his back' to female instructor describes different story than spun in media and public attack on soldiers.Shimon Cohen, 13/08/2018 22:35
'We are managing tough fronts, in the south and the north'

'We are managing tough fronts, in the south and the north'

PM speaks to 2018 IDF recruits. 'We are at battle. This involves exchange of blows, but ultimately it is a test of strength of will.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 12:16
Order to 50 soldiers: Shave by Sunday

Order to 50 soldiers: Shave by Sunday

'Beard exemption' for 50 religious soldiers denied, after having been issued without problems for past year-and-a-half. 'What changed?'Ido Ben Porat, 21/06/2018 09:57
Army recruits who refused to visit Rabin's grave sent to prison

Army recruits who refused to visit Rabin's grave sent to prison

4 recruits from 'Hesder' track given two weeks in prison, after refusing to visit grave of former PM Rabin for ideological reasons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2018 10:45
Easing Ritalin prescription process for soldiers

Easing Ritalin prescription process for soldiers

Soldier prescribed with stimulant will not have to visit military neurologist every six months.Mordechai Sones, 31/05/2018 11:55
Bill would forbid photographing soldiers on duty

Bill would forbid photographing soldiers on duty

Proposal initiator intends to provide response to harassment of soldiers by Left.Mordechai Sones, 24/05/2018 10:09
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
Haredi children connect to memory of IDF fallen

Haredi children connect to memory of IDF fallen

Rabbi Menachem Bombach teaches children in haredi Betar Illit of IDF fallen soldiers and obligation to remember and honor.Mordechai Sones, 18/04/2018 14:09
When soldiers are attacked one 'must intervene'

When soldiers are attacked one 'must intervene'

US Orthodox organizations condemn attacks by some haredim against soldiers and police officers, 'arouses shame and remorse in all of us.'Mordechai Sones, 17/04/2018 21:38
Jericho: Terrorist killed after attempting attack on soldiers

Jericho: Terrorist killed after attempting attack on soldiers

Terrorist armed with iron rod tries to steal soldier's rifle. In response, soldier pushes him back with his weapon, causing his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2018 13:39
4 soldiers injured when army vehicle flips over

4 soldiers injured when army vehicle flips over

Army vehicle overturns as it travels near Gaza border. Circumstance under investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2018 11:56
Jericho: Soldiers injured from mine explosion

Jericho: Soldiers injured from mine explosion

7 soldiers lightly and moderately injured after military vehicle drives over anti-tank mine near PA-controlled city of Jericho.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2018 16:13
Finland to probe troops’ alleged role in the Holocaust

Finland to probe troops’ alleged role in the Holocaust

Finland will investigate evidence suggesting that soldiers of its army were involved in murdering Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 24/01/2018 16:31
1st Bedouin in IAF pilot's course

1st Bedouin in IAF pilot's course

First Bedouin soldier joins IAF's exclusive pilot course as IDF works to ensure better integration of minorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2018 14:35
'There are limits to our patience'

'There are limits to our patience'

IDF general responds to footage of young Arab woman kicking, slapping soldiers: 'Be calm, cool, and collected - but also know when to act.'Tal Polon, 19/12/2017 11:09
'We received exemptions, but we chose to enlist anyway'

'We received exemptions, but we chose to enlist anyway'

IDF holds first-ever ceremony honoring volunteer IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2017 12:54
Soldier killed in Arad terror attack is Ron Yitzhak Kukia

Soldier killed in Arad terror attack is Ron Yitzhak Kukia

IDF announces name of soldier murdered in Arad terror attack, police continue searching for terrorist.Uzi Baruch, 01/12/2017 09:30
'A danger to female soldiers and their comrades'

'A danger to female soldiers and their comrades'

IDF Fortitude Forum slams deployment of 13 female tank soldiers along southern border. 'Time has come to halt fictional race to equality.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2017 12:56
Women  to begin field operations in armored units

Women to begin field operations in armored units

13 female soldiers who finished tank corps training are to begin operational activity in the coming days. Outcome will be assessed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2017 08:10
Watch: Haredi Paratroopers' final training march

Watch: Haredi Paratroopers' final training march

Drafted seven months ago, soldiers begin arduous graduation trek with Torah lesson by rabbis of Netzach Yehuda association supporting them.Mordechai Sones, 29/10/2017 10:29
Hummer overturns near Lebanon border

Hummer overturns near Lebanon border

Four soldiers injured when military vehicle overturns in the north. Accident under investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2017 03:09
PM to blind soldier: You deserve to serve

PM to blind soldier: You deserve to serve

Blind soldier turns to PM Netanyahu with three wishes; Netanyahu grants two of them - and IDF welcomes new Air Force soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2017 15:07
Soldiers injured from smoke inhalation

Soldiers injured from smoke inhalation

About 10 IDF soldiers were lightly injured this morning from smoke inhalation when a smoke grenade went off during a training exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2017 12:05
'A soldier who smokes shoots less accurately'

'A soldier who smokes shoots less accurately'

Expert on smoking in the IDF says tobacco companies exploit army to create addicts and income, calls on rabbis to forbid smoking as well.Benny Tucker, 14/07/2017 07:55
Soldiers lied to avoid training

Soldiers lied to avoid training

Dozens of soldiers feign skin irritation after several friends contract disease and base shut down. IDF: 'They'll be handily dealt with.'Mordechai Sones, 19/06/2017 19:44
Rivlin to soldiers: I came to say thank you

Rivlin to soldiers: I came to say thank you

President Rivlin arrives at Damascus Gate, speaks to soldiers, hands out cake.Orly Harari, 19/06/2017 12:52
German solider sympathizes with Hamas, gets thrown out of army

German solider sympathizes with Hamas, gets thrown out of army

German soldier denies Israel's right to exist, then claims language difficulties prevented him from fully understanding survey.Ben Shaul, 19/06/2017 11:43
IDF fighter collapses, in serious condition

IDF fighter collapses, in serious condition

A fighter in an elite unit of the IDF collapsed today during a massive training hike held by his unit in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2017 14:58
Religious soldier attacked by haredi deserters

Religious soldier attacked by haredi deserters

Haredim curse, chase, and throw objects at kippah-wearing IDF soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2017 10:33
3 soldiers arrested - following terrorist complaint

3 soldiers arrested - following terrorist complaint

3 soldiers from the Nahal brigade are being held on suspicions that they exerted force against a terrorist while arresting him in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2017 07:51
New bracelet to alert IDF of soldiers' condition in battle

New bracelet to alert IDF of soldiers' condition in battle

New 'smart watch' to provide IDF medics with real-time info on soldiers' well-being.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2017 11:30
'The mitzvah of hospitality began in Hevron'

'The mitzvah of hospitality began in Hevron'

Hevron resident responds to radical-left organization's report that locals 'manipulate' soldiers by taking them in on Shabbat.Tal Polon, 31/01/2017 11:26
Soldier killed in working accident in the Golan

Soldier killed in working accident in the Golan

Soldier from the Golani Brigade killed while fixing an armored personnel carrier at the Al Furan base in the Golan Heights.Kobi Finkler, 16/01/2017 23:14
Hamas hacks soldiers' phones by posing as women

Hamas hacks soldiers' phones by posing as women

Hamas terrorists hacked into dozens of Israeli combat soldiers’ cellphones by posing as attractive Israeli women on Facebook.JTA, 12/01/2017 13:31
Tell the Rabbis: Officer Training School has become a mixed unit

Tell the Rabbis: Officer Training School has become a mixed unit

Expose: The Besheva newspaper brings testimony from religious cadets and officers of grave conduct at OTS in violation of standing orders.Avishai Greentzweig, Besheva, 29/12/2016 15:24
Soldiers accidentally enter Arab village

Soldiers accidentally enter Arab village

Two soldiers enter Dura, near Hevron, and pelted with rocks. Security forces rescue them safely.Ido Ben Porat, 06/10/2016 23:49