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IDF Moves to Stem Smoking Among Soldiers

After months of planning, the IDF is putting into effect a plan to reduce the number of smokers in its ranks. The plan includes reducing the number of areas on…

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Chareidi Parties Call for Relegislating Draft Law

At a joint meeting of United Torah Judaism and Shas, chareidi MK’s called for a vigorous response to the High Court’s nullification of the exemption of yeshiva students from the…

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Three Soldiers Injured in Tank Accident

Three soldiers were injured Wednesday when a tank they were riding in overturned in an exercise they were participating in on the Golan. The incident occurred during what the IDF…

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Woolen Tzitzis Becomes Hot Issue in IDF

  A new IDF directive forbids soldiers from wearing woolen tzitzis in extreme heat during military operations, presumably to avoid the danger of heat prostration. The matter was reported on…

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Biggest IDF Exercise in Almost 20 Years Has Eye on Hezbollah

On Monday night, the IDF was set to launch its biggest, most comprehensive exercise in almost 20 years, comprising ground, air and sea forces in a simulated attack by Hezbollah…

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IDF Seeks to Pay Back Long-Demoblized Soldiers

The IDF has a big bonus waiting for thousands of soldiers who served between 1992 and 2000. Over NIS 110 million is sitting in IDF accounts awaiting collection by soldiers…

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Theft Hits Another IDF Base

Over 15,000 rounds of ammunition for assault rifles have apparently been stolen from an IDF base in southern Israel, the third such incident this year, despite improved security, according to…

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