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Israeli Supreme Court canceled lenient amendments to recruitment of Haredi Jews to IDF

Today, the Israeli Supreme Court instructed to cancel the amendment to the Recruitment Law that was made by the Haredi parties in 2015 and...

Senior-level IDF officers expelled after weapons robbery in Givati base

After 33 weapons guns were stolen from an IDF base several months ago, the former brigade commander and his deputy were reprimanded and several...

IAF Commander: ‘IAF operates in five arenas, most remain unknown’

Israeli Air Force Commander Amir Eshel will soon retire. Before leaving, he told Channel 2 News about the IAF’s capabilities and challenges. ...

Watch: Unique light infantry IDF base for male, female combat soldiers

This morning, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman inaugurated a new IDF light infantry base for male and female combat soldiers. The new base ...

Israel: New bill allows absence from work if partner is in reserve duty

The Knesset approved a new bill that allows workers to arrive up to an hour later or leave an hour earlier from their work...

IDF reforms burial ordinance: Secular, civil funerals in military cemeteries allowed

In response to a petition filed by Hiddush an organization for religious freedom and equality, the IDF has announced its new ordinance regarding fallen...

All Sayeret Matkal soldiers to become officers, according to new training program

The IDF presented its new training program for Sayeret Matkal on Thursday. According to the new program, all of the elite unit’s soldiers will...

New IDF Deputy Chief of General Staff Major General Aviv Kochavi to enter office

After being appointed six months ago, IDF Head of the Northern Command Major General Aviv Kochavi will begin his assignment as the next Deputy...

Report: First senior-level IDF General Staff officer to publicly come out of the closet

In an interview with the Journal of the Israel Bar Association, IDF Chief Military Advocate General Sharon Afek became the first senior-level General Staff...

Watch: IDF infantry soldiers to learn Arabic for first time

For the first time, IDF infantry soldiers will receive a course in Arabic. The soldiers use unconventional tools such as watching TV series and...