The soldier, Yitzhak Dreksler, passed away on Saturday afternoon following medical complications directly relating back to the injuries he suffered in battle.
While highways and main junctions in Jerusalem and throughout Israel were blocked today by Haredi factions protesting the draft, religious soldiers of the Netzach Yehuda Battalion carried out an intensive brigade-wide military training in the Jordan Valley.
Established in 1999, the Nahal Haredi unit of the IDF works to help acclimate religious soldiers fighting to defend Israel by accommodating their needs.
The event is part of a long list of operational success stories of the ultra-Orthodox battalion which is part of the Kfir Brigade.
Orthodox IDF Soldier Reunites with Catholic Mother after Six Years in Surprise Reunion (Video & Photos)
Corporal Diego Tapia, 28, is not your typical IDF soldier. Born a Catholic in Bogota, Colombia, Diego discovered Judaism during his research in university, converted and immigrated to Israel.
Cornerstone Church, the church of Pastor John Hagee, held its 33rd annual Night to Honor Israel on Sunday with the largest donations to Holy Land going to organizations working in aliyah, or immigration to Israel. The international aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh received the single largest gift, with a $500,000 donation. The Jewish Agency, which also deals in […]
Young men from the IDF’s Nahal Charedi battalion line up, but a face in the crowd shows the precious individuality of each soldier.
[A Psalm] of David. Blessed be the LORD my Rock, who traineth my hands for war, and my fingers for battle (Psalms 144:1). In biblical times, all men aged 20 to 60, except priests serving in the Temple, were expected to serve in the army. God Himself protected those who fought in His name and in […]
An ultra-orthodox soldier was attacked in the Meah Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem while visiting a relative on Tuesday. As he entered the area, he was greeted with a mob who chased him with sticks. The soldier, fearing for his life, managed to take shelter inside an apartment building, where he put a call into the […]
For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field (Job: 5:23). New group of ultra-orthodox graduates of the Nahal Haredi Brigade to establish agricultural villages throughout Israel. The Israel Defense Force, or IDF, has long been nicknamed “the people’s army” because Israel has forced conscription for all citizens at the age of […]