Known in Hebrew as “shnat sherut” – a one-year voluntary service program – the first letter of each word, Shin, becomes the acronym shin-shin, the plural of which is shinshinim.
Minister wants program accorded status parallel to that of IDF.
There are 25 such NGOs registered in Israel, five of which have a total of 12 volunteers doing national service.
‘Tair Kaminer’s imprisonment an unacceptable policy’
Most Israelis are proud to be citizens, however the public give a failing grade to politicians, and are more concerned about the economy than security threats.
Whether and for how long this structure of deceit and lies can survive is a serious question in its own right. But so long as it does, we the customers must train ourselves to be aware.
Après des semaines de combats qui ont vu leurs amis blessés ou tués sous leurs yeux, personne ne peut plus taxer ces jeunes d’insouciants ou, pire, d’ignorants des vraies valeurs
Sar-Shalom Djerbi: B'Tselem helps Israel's enemies and spreads lies about Israel and the IDF around the world.
Finance minister defends plan to give those who performed IDF, national service exemption from Value Added Tax on purchase of home.