Tag Archive for IDF reservists

Israel’s Shin Bet: Hamas suicide terror cell arrested, explosives destroyed

RELEASED FOR PUBLICATION: IDF security force consisting of reserve soldiers, along with the Shin Bet and Magav Border Police uncovered a Hamas terror cell centered in Abbas’ Palestinian Authority-controlled city of Shechem (Nablus) and arrested the cell’s members at the end of April.
– WATCH IDF video of arrest & detonation of captured explosives.

By David Rosenberg


A massive terror cell organized by the Hamas terrorist organization planned a series of suicide bombings and other terror attacks against Israeli civilians and security forces, the Shin Bet internal security agency revealed on Sunday.

According to the report Sunday, the terror cell began operation in October of last year, and included roughly two dozen terrorists, nearly all of them members of the Gaza-based Hamas terror organization. Continue Reading »

IDF reservists request permission to sue ‘Breaking the Silence’ for libel & slander


A group of IDF soldiers & officer, Reservists at the Front, has been working conscientious to collect facts to confirm for a court, that Breaking the Silence “twists, manipulates & sometimes lies” which libels them.
• Since the litigants are still active IDF reservists, the group needs approval from the attorney general to proceed.

By Yori Yalon


Several hundred IDF combat reservists and officers who organized a committee titled Reservists at the Front are currently working to file a slander lawsuit against the nongovernmental organization Breaking the Silence, which publishes testimonies, often anonymous, about alleged IDF misdeeds. The reservists claim that Breaking the Silence intentionally and consistently disseminates outright lies. Continue Reading »

Survey: Vast majority of Israeli reservists feel IDF ‘service is a duty’


Survey by IDF’s Behavioral Science Department finds overwhelming majority of reservists believe in Israel’s army, have faith in their commanders, and say IDF can secure decisive victory in future conflict.

By Lilach Shoval & Israel Hayom Staff


The vast majority of IDF reservists — 83% — believe in the military’s ability to secure a decisive victory should hostilities with Gaza Strip-based terrorist groups resume, a survey by the Behavioral Science Department at the IDF’s Personnel Directorate has found.

The IDF surveys reservists twice a year to gauge issues believed to affect their motivation to perform reserve service.

The latest poll was held on the one-year anniversary of Operation Protective Edge and following an IDF decision to release 100,000 reservists from active duty and divert funds to training regular army units. Continue Reading »