Lonely Man of Cake

February 11, 2007

Religious IDF Officers

Filed under: Army,Israel — lonelymanofcake @ 8:27 am

Here is a fascinating, albeit concise, list of the ten most highly regarded religious officers in the IDF. Ma’ariv has run a series of articles in the past few days (like this one) on religious soldiers in the IDF. This is either apologetics or what looks like a sincere attempt to “check-up” on the religious sector in the IDF after what many expected would be a “breach of trust” between the religious community and the IDF in the aftermath of the Gaza disengagement.


(Pictured: Lt. Col. Mordechai Kahane, commander of Egoz and Golani recon units.)

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3 Comments »

  1. Would have enjoyed it if I could read Hebrew better, but had to laugh that although I failed to find any English translation of the site, I did hit upon a very targeted ‘local’ English ad in the shape of Tesco!! If you know of an English version or translation etc, be interested in reading it.

    Comment by tikkiro — February 11, 2007 @ 6:19 pm | Reply

  2. Thanks for your comment. As for an English translation, unfortunately, the article is from the daily Ma’ariv, which does not produce an English web-edition (unlike Yediot Aharonot, which does).
    I would translate it myself, but I’m short on time. Perhaps next time I link to Hebrew articles, I’ll try to excerpt a small translation.

    Comment by lonelymanofcake — February 11, 2007 @ 8:07 pm | Reply

  3. Appreciate that, but don’t stress – the gist is enough to enjoy 🙂

    Comment by tikkiro — February 12, 2007 @ 4:18 pm | Reply


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