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IDF Seeks: Soldiers With Intellect and Thought-Powers, or Automatons?

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

For context, click here and here. A Soldier’s Freedom of Expression Excerpts; Sergeant Hananel Dayan’s refusal to shake hands with the chief of staff at the traditional ceremony for outstanding soldiers at the President’s Residence might have remained an anecdote on the margins of the Independence Day events. The soldier came up onto the stage, […]

Sgt. Hananel Dayan Stripped of Award and Discharged from IDF: Apparently, Not Shaking Commander’s Hand = Disloyalty, Disobediance …

Friday, May 5th, 2006

Update: Soldier Who Snubbed Halutz Stripped of Award and Discharged For context, click here . Full Text; Staff Sergeant Hananel (Meged) Dayan received the award during an Independence Day ceremony on Wednesday and was tried Thursday. He first appeared before his IDF Regiment Commander, who said he understood Dayan’s actions but that according to military […]

Guess What: Barak, Not Shimshon Battalion, Politicized IDF!

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Commentary: Many of you may wonder why this blog has been silent for awhile, aside from the weekly Parsha HaShevua. Frankly, it’s been a case of basically the same recurrent news, day after day. How many times and in how many different ways can one comment on the same news, again and again with only […]

Maj.-Gen. Udi Adam Resigns: Will He Be Example for Evil Troika to Do Likewise?

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

OC Northern Command Maj.-Gen. Udi Adam Resigns Excerpts; Over a month after the war with Hizbullah ended, OC Northern Command, Maj.-Gen. Udi Adam handed in his letter of resignation to IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Dan Halutz on Wednesday. Halutz accepted the letter and agreed that Adam would complete his term as head of the […]