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IDF lone soldiers are never alone despite not having family in Israel

Despite the fact that most lone soldiers do not have biological parents in Israel, they are not really ever alone. The Israeli army and...

Record-breaking demand for lone soldier guests this Rosh Hashana

It's hard for Israelis to imagine anyone missing out on a Rosh Hashana meal or spending the holiday alone- so when it comes to...

Bennett to propose initiative to fund organized trips for parents of lone soldiers

Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett is planning to propose a government resolution that would see to the establishment of an official organization in...

300 Jewish teens to immigrate to Israel and join the IDF as lone soldiers...

About 300 members of Garin Tzabar of the Israeli Scouts Movement are expected to immigrate to Israel to join the IDF in November and...

Over 150 volunteers hailing from 12 countries join the IDF, 45% are American

Israel received over the summer 153 new IDF volunteer recruits from 12 countries. The majority are from the US and France, but a few...

Watch: Lone soldier shocked when her mother shows up at graduation ceremony

Irina Steingart couldn't contain her happiness when her mother, who lives in Ukraine, showed up during her police graduation ceremony. jwplayer("jwplayer").setup({ sources:...

Watch: Female lone soldier moved to tears as Rivlin surprises her during ceremony

Among the 121 soldiers who received commendations for excellence this morning was Sophie Kalchanski, who immigrated to Israel by herself. Her parents could not...

Israel Prize to father of lone soldiers

After the tragic loss of his son, Zvika Levy decided to dedicate his life to helping lone soldiers in the IDF. This year, the...

Discrimination between Israeli and foreign lone soldiers: Are they treated the same

Each year, about 1,000 lone soldiers come from abroad in order to enlist into the IDF. But there are other Israelis in the IDF...

Bennett announces 2017 Israel Prize recipients

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett announced that he has accepted the recommendations of the Israel Prize committee to name Tzvika Levy and David Bari...