Source: Lone Soldiers Program תוכנית חיילים בודדים Nefesh B’Nefesh SaveSave
Source: Humans of Jerusalem by Simcha Elazar Jessel.
“On 2 June 2016 we were honoured to attend the Golani tekes (swearing in ceremony) at the kotel for our lone solider son. A truly moving experience and one we will never forget. We travelled 2,500 miles from London to be there to support him. Myself, my husband and our […]
On May 31, I attended the swearing in ceremony of approximately 500 members of the Israeli Defense Forces Paratroopers Division at the Western Wall. My son, Seth Weiss, was one of the inductees, having started his basic training this last March and he will move on to active duty in […]
“Towards the second half of my service, I was” adopted” by a local family. They took me in and treated me like a son, and it meant more to me than I’ll ever be able to put into words. That’s when I made my second life-changing decision”
“I want you to fully appreciate the tremendous sacrifices a lone soldier has to make. For many of them, this is their first time away from their family. The culture, the environment, the language–it’s all very new to them. And every few weeks, when the other soldiers go home to […]