Reserves


IDF, reserve duty
IDF's oldest reservist receives promotion

96-year-old Lehi fighter Ezra Yakhin has been elevated to the rank of Command Sergeant Major, Israel National News outlet reports. At 96 years old, Ezra Yakhin, who served in Lehi before Israel was established, is currently fulfilling reserve duty in the IDF.

Eliana Fleming, JFeed Staff | 20.06.24

IDF, Military Service

The next uproar? The government to discuss an increase in the length of  reservist military service

Minister of Defense Yoav Galant's proposal to prolong reserve service for soldiers and officers to be reviewed. 

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Northern Front

A northern war in the fall? Government approves callup of up to 350,000 reservists

The government has approved Defense Minister Gallant's proposal to conduct a callup of up to 350,000 reservists by August 31.

Avi Woolf | 05.06.24

Israel-Gaza War

IDF to call up two reserve brigades for "operational missions" in the Gaza Sector in the next few days

This announcement comes after the IDF had previously removed almost all its maneuvering forces from the Gaza Strip itself.

Avi Woolf | 14.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, IDF

Proposed Amended Draft Law to Extend IDF Service to Three Full Years, Lengthen Reserve Duty Period

Reserve service periods, previously drawn down over the past few decades, will now range between about a month and a half to two and a half months a year.

Avi Woolf | 07.02.24

Reserve Soldiers, New School Year

Amazing Statistic: How Many Students are now Serving in the Reserves?

Against the background of the insistence on opening the academic school year, the Knesset revealed the number of reservists registered in the various institutions and the fact that half of the combat reservists are students.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 20.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Israel News

Drivers' Licenses Extended Due to War

The Transportation Minister extended the temporary order extending the validity of licenses which expired in the last few weeks.

JFeed | 07.11.23