Israel has an estimated 6,300 lone soldiers serving in all capacities and ranks in the IDF.
2,000 discharged lone soldiers who were previously eligible for financial aid from the Defense Ministry will receive a third financial aid package.
Proceeds from sales of the album will go to support nonprofit organizations for lone soldiers.
"Lone soldiers are the perfect example of how far people will go to find a home"
A group of some 80 young men and women will soon enlist as Lone Soldiers, joining 3,500 Lone Soldiers from around the world under the Nefesh B’Nefesh-Friends of the IDF (FIDF) Lone Soldiers Program.
Two groups of 78 future lone soldiers landed in Israel on Monday in two designated Aliyah flights organized by Nefesh B'Nefesh, and 50 bout 50 more olim are expected to follow in the next few days.
Menucha “Munchee” Milchtein, one of the newly-trained artillery fighters, was born and raised in an ultra-Orthodox family with 14 siblings in Wisconsin.
The withdrawal of the funds will be allowed for any purpose and will take effect in two weeks and last for three months.
Her family came to Israel to see her graduate officer’s course, but were barred from bases due to new coronavirus restrictions
Funds are in addition to earlier NIS 4,000 provided by Defense Ministry due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.