IDF Women

On shift at the Hatzor Air Force Base.
IAF Air Traffic Control Division: The eyes of the sky

‘For pilots, their missions are the most important thing, and we help them complete their missions’

Women in an IDF combat unit help one of their fellow fighters during a training exercise
Female combat soldiers in light infantry units to be exempt from reserves

IDF says female combat soldiers in co-ed units "called up for missions based on operational needs.”

Chief IDF defense attorney: sexual harassment 'not a phenomenon’ in IDF

“Commanders who have dedicated their entire lives to the military system find themselves in danger of getting fired or facing financial ruin for complaints about minor actions."

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Smotrich bashed for speaking out against mixed IDF units

Former IDF chief of staff Moshe Ya’alon responded that, "the IDF women’s service... contributes to Israel’s security. No Smotrich would stop or restrict... women’s integration into the IDF."

Extremist haredi men protest against jail sentences for draft dodgers.
Bus runs into Haredi protestors in Jerusalem

The Haredi protestors were blocking the Shabbat Square intersection in Jerusalem in protest against the arrest of a girl who claimed she was religious to avoid drafting into the IDF.

Book review: A snapshot of bravery

Today, Israel is a strong, self-sustaining and innovative country. Men and women, girls and boys have built this little country, together.

Women in an IDF combat unit help one of their fellow fighters during a training exercise
Women in combat: IDF soldiers on guard over Passover

The "Magazine" speaks with some of the women in IDF combat units remaining on guard across Israel during the holiday.

Tank commanders in the IDF
IDF: Women won't serve in the Armored Corps

Military says decision was made several months ago due to the need of "significant increase in manpower and infrastructure."

IDF Caracal soldier
IDF Manpower head: Not all combat positions suitable for women

A record breaking 1,000 women drafted into combat positions this summer

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To help reduce abortions, IDF to offer 'day-after pills' to soldiers

The abortion process is costly for the IDF, which spent NIS 4 million on the abortions of last year.

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