The IDF suspended soldiers from the Givati infantry brigade this week after a
video surfaced showing them dancing at a Palestinian club in Hebron.
soldiers were supposed to be carrying out a routine patrol at the
The conscripts had heard music emerging from the club, entered, and
began dancing with the local young men inside, who were apparently celebrating a
At one point, one of the soldiers can be seen sitting on the
shoulders of a Palestinian man and throwing his hands in the air to the tune of
the global dance hit “Gangam Style,” by South Korean artist Psy.
Palestinian revelers appeared to welcome the soldiers and danced alongside them
for several minutes, while exchanging hi-fives with them.
were in full patrol gear, with helmets, flak jackets and firearms.
IDF suspended the men afterward, pending an inquiry for needlessly exposing
themselves to danger.