web analytics
April 30, 2016 / 22 Nisan, 5776
News & Views
Sponsored Post


IDF Annual Enlistment Report

The IDF released on Thursday the data from its annual report on national enlistment levels.

The Israeli territories of Judea and Samaria have the highest percentage of soldiers serving in combat units – 61% vs. the national average of 44.2%. While the city of Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut retains its position as the individual city with the highest percentage of male and female citizens who enlist – 92.4%.

Of the 66 cities rated, the cities with the lowest enlistment levels are Modi’in Illit, Beitar Illit and Bnei Brak. Not far above the 3 are Jerusalem (62) and Tel Aviv (52).

Major General Orna Barbivai, head of the IDF’s Manpower Directorate notes that the data indicate there will be a significant decline in the percentage of eligible Israelis who won’t be serving in the IDF by the year 2020 – as low as 60%.

Jewish Press News Briefs

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “IDF Annual Enlistment Report”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis
‘Next Year In Jerusalem’
Latest News Stories
'Jerusalem Jane' Kiel, Israel  correspondent at 'The United West.'

Israel Police and the Jordanian Islamic Waqf appeared to be playing “good cop-bad cop” with an international journalist at the Temple Mount this week.

British MP Naz Shah speaks in Commons.

British Labour MP Naz Shah has been suspended “pending investigation” over anti-Semitic posts on Facebook, but it’s not clear for how long.

Waqf officials harassing Jews. (Archive)

A Danish journalist was ejected from the Temple Mount grounds because she published anti-Waqf articles.

Rue Saint-Dominique, Marseille

A synagogue in central Marseille has been bought by an Islamic organization for $453,0000.

Repeated checks carried out by Russia’s consumer rights watchdog have revealed the absence of any desire of the owners to comply with sanitary regulations.

Members of the Samaritan community make their annual Passover pilgrimage to Mount Gerizim. Photo of the Day

It is not yet clear whether the dismissal is related to Rajoub’s dramatic walkout last week in protest of Jewish settlers attending a Samaritan Passover sacrifice or is due to internal political wrangling within the Palestinian Authority leadership.

The PA is deceiving Western donors, falsely claiming to have stopped paying terrorist prisoners’ salaries

A vehicle driven by two IDF soldiers was pelted by rocks when it accidentally entered the Arab village of Beit Fajar in Judea.

The Romanian parliament is set to ease the way for Holocaust survivors to reclaim their stolen property.

IDF official confirmed this week that Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group is “partnering ” with Da’esh in Sinai.

While flying a combat mission over Serbia in 1999, Goldfein was shot down when his F-16 was hit by a surface-air-missile.

srael is currently investigating the possibility that the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade, an ISIS-affiliated group fighting in Syria’s civil war in the southern Golan Heights region, possesses chemical weapons.

The chain offers its year-round condiments, declaring that they are not kosher for Passover, and letting the customer decide whether or not to use them.

More Articles from Jewish Press News Briefs
JewishPress Logo

The three were planning an imminent terror attack in Jerusalem.

Tourists seen walking at the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Rabbi Dr. Elad Dukov of Haifa’s Technion Institute of Technology was arrested Monday at the Temple Mount.

A 12-year-old female Arab terrorist was released early from Israeli prison upon her parents’ request.

Jordan faces a lot of opposition to the project by Muslims who feared their terrorists could be identified by the cameras.

Our readers in Australia have sent us updates on the Kiddush stabbing.

Both US Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry will speak Monday for J Street.

Prime Minister Netanyahu can relax, his Temple Mount status quo has been upheld.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/idf-annual-enlistment-report/2011/11/18/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: