Tefillin in the IDF

Someone has to be the praying guy, the good luck charm, the ‘shaliah tzibur’

Praying in the desert.
Photo by: Courtesy
It’s 6:30 a.m., super cold in the desert, and we just went to sleep a few hours ago after a full night of hiking, maneuvering and positioning on IDF reserve duty.

But we are up, and there’s even a fire warming our frozen feet, and a cup of coffee proudly made by a buddy.

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