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President Rivlin Rejects Azaria’s Pardon Saying It Would Degrade IDF’s Resilience

The values of the Israel Defense Forces, and among them the Purity of our Weapons, are the core foundation of the strength of the Israel Defense Forces.

Religious General Rejected for Senior Post

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot officially told Brigadier General Ofer Vinter that he won't be given the position of military secretary to the Prime Minister.

Another One Bites the Dust: Orthodox General Forced to Retire over Inanity

As Israel is facing a looming war along the borders with Lebanon and Syria, the IDF has forced out one of its most brilliant generals for the unauthorized possession of a washing machine, a souvenir assault rifle and spare parts.

Chief of Staff Rejects Defense Minister’s Appeal for Azaria Pardon

About three weeks ago Azaria submitted a request to be pardoned by President Rivlin, writing it in a way that practically guaranteed that his plea would be rejected.

Courted by Labor, Former Defense Minister Declares No Peace, No Settlement Demolitions

"On the existing map, we can preserve our interests, so that there will not be a bi-national state."

IDF Chief: Nasrallah a Legitimate Target for Elimination

"We have a common goal – to prevent Iran from becoming a regional North Korea. It is an effort by the State of Israel, by the moderate Sunni states in the Middle East, and by the entire world."

IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot to Discuss Azaria Sentence Commutation

Legal sources estimate that Eizenkot will shorten Azaria's sentence of 18 months in prison by several months, but will not pardon the convicted soldier altogether.

Prosecution Refusing Azaria’s Request to Postpone Jail

"The immediate execution of the sentence is of an increased urgency to preserve the discipline upon which the entire military establishment is based," the military prosecution wrote the court.

Report: Newly Appointed IDF General Staff a No-Knitted Yarmulke Zone

In recent years, the knitted yarmulkes, which fill the junior and middle echelons of the IDF, have not been promoted to the senior command of the army.

Bennett, Edelstein, to Preside over Rebuilding of Hero’s Memorial Ordered Destroyed by High Court

Despite a pending petition to the Supreme Court, the IDF Civil Administration went ahead and razed the memorial.

IDF Issued Regulations on Sensitivity to Enlisted LGBT

Instead of asking his soldier if his girlfriend is waiting for him at home, it would be preferable for the commander to ask if his girlfriend or boyfriend is waiting at home.

Older Is Better: Israeli Left Embracing Seniority in Appointing Supreme Court President

Is it too late to note that President Assad is a big supporter of the seniority system?

IDF Revising Rules of Engagement on Shooting Weapons Thieves

'It's a good thing that we went from a state of madness to a state that is semi normal.'

IDF Only Wants a ‘Unified’ Jerusalem

The IDF wants its terminology to be politically neutral as we celebrate the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem from Jordan's illegal occupation.

PM Netanyahu: ‘Our Lives Continue to Depend on the Willingness of our Sons and...

Israelis paused this Monday to remember 23,544 IDF soldiers who died during their military service.

As Holocaust Survivors Disappear, 10,000 Youths, 12 European Education Ministers to Partake in March...

'To our dismay, the number of survivors who can share their story is rapidly declining,' said Education Minister Naftali Bennett. 'We must find new ways to remember.'

Bennett Leadership Challenged in April Primaries

Baranski made headlines last November, when he objected to the inclusion of women in IDF armored combat units.

Breaking the Silence Expose ‘Corruption’: Hebron Jews Ply Soldiers with Shabbat Meals, Pizza

Having concluded phase one of their attack, presenting IDF soldiers as war criminals to an eager world, BtS now zeroes in on the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to settle the entire Biblical Land of Israel.

Settlement Normalization Bill to Go to Vote This Week

If the bill passes, it may put an end to the Supreme Court's guillotine hanging over the settlements.

Knesset Committee Dispersed after IDF Refuses to Turn Over Alcoholism Data

MK Zandberg announced that she intends to approach both the defense minister and the IDF chief of staff to protest the blatant and deliberate disregard for the Knesset.

Responding to Meretz Petition, State Tells Court Rabbi Karim Does Not Believe in Raping...

In its response on Tuesday, the State noted that Rabbi Karim's responsa were prefaced with a proviso that these are not his legal rulings but rather his review of rabbinical law.

BREAKING: Trump Names Reince Priebus as Chief of Staff

Runner-up Stephen Bannon is to become a top presidential adviser, says an insider source.

IDF Huge Data Consolidation Tender to Complement Future IDF Cloud

The biggest challenge facing the new data storage system would be the requirement that the Infantry, Armored Forces, IAF, and Navy be able to share it effectively.

Defense Witnesses in Hebron Shooting Trial Accuses Ya’alon of Meddling

Azaria's defense team has announced it would present several witnesses the prosecution opted to skip.

Gen. Ofek Bucharis Discharged from IDF

Buchris has requested to be discharged from service immediately, to enable him to participate in the trial against him as a civilian and not as a military officer.

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