IDF begins July field unit draft cycle

By
July 18, 2015 21:57

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The IDF announced the start of its July annual draft cycle for field units, combat support units, and additional military roles, set to begin on Sunday.

According to a questionnaire filled out by July 2015 draftees, motivation levels for joining combat role "remain steady. One out of every two candidates for combat roles is interested in joining one of the infantry brigades," the army said.

"As in the past draft, here too we saw a significant rise in the integration of women into combat roles," the army said. Additionally, in light of continued enlistment by new immigrants, the army has will launch a new program aimed at facilitating the integration of new immigrants into the military.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
November 21, 2018
Appeal to Attorney General: Investigate Bennett on suspicion of bribery

By MAARIV ONLINE