updated Sat. September 30, 2023
March 20, 2018
Ran Balicer; Ziv Shilon, platoon leader of the IDF's Givati brigade; Israel's “King of Musicals” Yaron Kafkafi; and singer Dikla. Senior journalist and former CEO of Channel 10 News Gilad Adin will host the event at Habima's Charles Bronfman Auditorium. The program is also set to feature performances byÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
The exercise marks the start of a four-month war-training period, meaning that the Givati brigade has rotated away from active missions. The first step focuses on showing commanders how to train others. “In the civilian world, it would be like preparing the managers to run their departments,” said Madar.
March 11, 2018
Since Shaked's comments, at least five videoed accounts of even more severe IDF violence against Palestinians in the West Bank have surfaced. In one of the videos, a soldier from the Givati Brigade forcefully hits a Palestinian boy in the head, knocking him to the ground. In another, an Israeli Border PoliceÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
The testimony of a Givati Brigade soldier who was at the scene, publicized for the first time on the program, sheds light on the conduct of the Israel Defense Forces during this period of time. The soldier said that for 10 minutes his commanders forbade the force, which was in the area on a different mission,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
Since 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi was filmed hitting, kicking and slapping two soldiers from the Givati Brigade, it seems the Israeli defense and legal establishments are sinking into the mud of a petty and excessive campaign of revenge against the entire family. This reached a new height this week when theÃâÃÂ ...
February 25, 2018
After all, the army command did not call Givati Brigade Commander Col. Ofer Winter to order for telling his subordinates during Operation Protective Edge that they were going into battle against a blasphemous enemy. Moreover, the army command allows military rabbis to preach to soldiers before a battleÃâÃÂ ...
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February 20, 2018
Lieutenant Goldin was 23 when he was killed in the Gaza Strip, August 1, 2014, while serving in a Givati Brigade commando unit during Operation Protective Edge. His body, and the body of a fellow fallen soldier, Sergeant Oron Shaul, have been held by Hamas to this day, despite countless pleas fromÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
In early February, tactical suits were distributed to field soldiers from various units of the Israeli army. These are special suits for combat soldiers e.g. Paratrooper, Golani, Kfir and Givati brigades. These provide ease of movement providing comfort of the soldiers during combat and training. The gratefulÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
Tamimi was not arrested and put on trial for pushing around a Givati Brigade company commander. For him it was just another day on duty in Nabi Saleh; for her, the hundredth time she has confronted IDF officers in her short life. If her mother hadn't filmed the altercation and streamed it on Facebook, and ifÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Also, many new weapons will enter service within the infantry brigades: new surveillance system called “smart trigger” will engage live fire according to information that it will gather, and “dagger scope” that enters the Givati infantry brigade this month, will have lock-on-target abilities and will make the shotÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Toker is the mother of four and her eldest son has just joined the ultra-Orthodox unit in the IDF's Givati Brigade — an unconventional move for a son of a Haredi family. “She is raising her children with an 'open' Haredi education, yet is considered as having solid principles in everything tied to Torah andÃâÃÂ ...