Army

Soldiers' widows group calls on Putin to order major mobilization for Ukraine war

The group is working to assist the wives of soldiers killed in Ukraine and called for all Russian men to be mobilized to defend the country.

By REUTERS
03/01/2023
A young Haredi man outside the IDF enlistment office in Jerusalem

French-born Chabad rabbi ‘stuck’ in Israel by IDF for not enlisting

He was detained when he asked to leave the country at the end of a vacation in August with his wife and daughter. The case was publicized by Kol Barama radio journalist Mendi Rizel.

04/12/2022

IDF Chief of Staff Kohavi should have spoken to the media more - editorial

During his time as IDF chief of staff, Aviv Kohavi has refused to be interviewed and rarely given interviews.

Ukrainian forces brace for bloody fight for Kherson

The contest for the only provincial capital seized by Moscow in the full-scale invasion launched on Feb. 24 may be one of the most consequential of the war so far.

By REUTERS
04/11/2022

IDF Ground Forces opens new elite program for future officers

Named after Brig.-Gen. Erez Gerstein, the Israeli military hopes to train a new generation of quality commanders.

IDF to draft women into Border Defense Corps tank crews

Israeli military deems the latest pilot program with women in tanks a success

Gov’t approves Hertzi Halevi as next IDF chief of staff

Incoming IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi “joins a long and select chain of courageous and thoughtful commanders who knew how to bring the IDF forward,” Yair Lapid said.

Allen Morganstern: From St. Louis to Vietnam

He was sent to Vietnam in mid-1967. Allen said goodbye to his family at Lambert Airport, the main commercial hub in St. Louis. Upon his departure, his mother told him, “Just come back.”

By NAIM PERESS
15/10/2022

Border Police establishes new rural unit in Israel's North

The Israeli Border Police's new Rural Attack Unit is intended to fight crimes related to agriculture in the north of Israel.

 Merkava Mk. 4 tanks

The Philippines receives two armored-vehicle launch bridges from Israel

The AVLB is based on the Merkava 4 main battle tank.

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