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There are some 6,116 lone soldiers from 80 countries serving in the IDF today.
In recent months, lone soldiers have been in the news after the deaths of two soldiers highlighted the failings of the IDF in supporting troops during their service.
The title of “lone soldier” continues long after the army is over.
There are some 3,500 lone soldiers currently serving in the IDF.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Tzvika Levy was a man who dedicated much of his professional and personal life to the Jewish state and the foreign volunteers who serve in its armed forces.
By NATHAN ALTSHULER
"He made giving his life's work, and thousands of lone soldiers found a home in the IDF and Israel thanks to him."
By ALON EINHORN
The lone soldier's funeral took place in Jerusalem's Shamgar Funeral Home and then Har Hazeitim on Friday.
By YVETTE J. DEANE
They will join the thousands of new recruits that are expected to enroll.
"This dinner is an opportunity for us to say thank you to those soldiers who made a huge sacrifice for the country, and make them feel at home, as much as we can."
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Jewish Agency's WINGS program helps released soldiers take their first steps as civilians with grants provided by Keren Hayesod.
Some 75 lone combat soldiers currently live in HaBayit Shel Benji in central Ranaana founded in memory of Major Benji Hillman who was killed in the Lebanese village of Moran a-Ras.
The ceremony was attended by Minister of Aliyah and Integration Sofa Landver, Dr. Miriam Adelson, as well as Sara Netanyahu and representatives from the IDF and Scouts.
After months of planning, lone soldiers finally realize their dream: Protecting their homeland.
By NOA AMOUYAL
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