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IDF's unrecognized lone soldiers go without financial, emotional support

The circumstances behind these "anomalous" lone soldiers vary, but all of them come from homes that cannot provide them with financial or emotional support.

IDF Lone soldier Cpl. Lian Harush receives certificate of appreciation for thwarting terrorist attac

Parents of lone soldier who thwarted attack join ceremony over Zoom

"Lian, you are a role model for your family and friends here."

Helping Israel's lone National Service volunteers

Despite the fact that, like their lone soldier peers, these young people leave their homes in the Diaspora to be of service in Israel, they earn significantly less than lone soldiers.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler

Im Tirtzu distributes snacks to IDF soldiers who thwarted terror attack

The Im Tirtzu activists brought the soldiers dozens of bottles of Coca-Cola and bags of Bamba snacks.


Meet the former lone soldiers helping olim understand their rights

The struggle focuses on creating both an immediate and long-term solution.

IDF lone soldier Corporal Ryan Berman

IDF lone soldiers fight on despite COVID difficulties

The coronavirus pandemic has made being alone in the country even more difficult, but fellow soldiers and IDF officials are working hard to provide support.

First US woman to finish Israeli Air Force pilot course is Boston olah

The Air Force's prestigious pilot's course is notoriously difficult, and a vast majority of cadets don't make it to graduation.

Beit Almog Shiloni

Family opens new home in Sgt. Shiloni’s honor six years after his death

It will be the third home for religious lone soldiers and will house five men from Israel and across the world.

ISRAELI SOLDIERS patrol in Hebron, June 2020

New aid package geared towards discharged lone soldiers announced

Though the grant amounts to NIS 4,500, the Defense Ministry says rental assistance for discharged lone soldiers.

Defense Ministry cuts rental assistance for discharged lone soldiers

Lone soldiers by law are entitled to NIS 1,000 for 12 months following their discharge from the IDF – but the ministry says they no longer have the money.

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