israel national service

A year in their lives

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.

PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN smiles alongside outstanding Civilian National Service volunteers at his off
Civilian National Service finally gains recognition – 4 decades on

Minister wants program accorded status parallel to that of IDF.

MK Amir Ohana
Bill would cancel national service volunteers for foreign government-funded NGOs

There are 25 such NGOs registered in Israel, five of which have a total of 12 volunteers doing national service.

Tair Kaminer
Dozens of legal experts appeal to MAG over conscientious objector

‘Tair Kaminer’s imprisonment an unacceptable policy’

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Happy but skeptical: How Israelis are feeling as the country turns 68

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.

Global agenda: Financial services

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.

Amis depuis la maternelle, les résidents de Neve Dan se réunissent pour la première fois depuis le d
Jeunes, braves et valeureux : la nouvelle génération des soldats de Tsahal

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

B'Tselem banned from National-Civilian Service

Sar-Shalom Djerbi: B'Tselem helps Israel's enemies and spreads lies about Israel and the IDF around the world.

Finance Minister Yair Lapid.
New government criteria for VAT exemptions on housing draw accusations of racism

Finance minister defends plan to give those who performed IDF, national service exemption from Value Added Tax on purchase of home.

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