Last week she became the third enlistee to commit suicide this year among those who come from abroad, by themselves, to serve in the Israeli army.
Military source denies reports of an upward trend in lone soldier suicides. Three lone soldiers have died since the beginning of 2019.
They were affiliated with the Lone Soldier Center in memory of Michael Levin, but became an official nonprofit organization, appropriately named Lone Soldiers’ Home in Beit Shemesh.
Majority of the new recruits come from North America, followed by France.
When Mendel Gordon was diagnosed, he was forced to postpone his wedding and leave Israel — and now his family is asking for help.
Currently, nearly half of lone soldiers leave the country, according to the Lone Soldier Center.
Parents of fallen lone soldiers and prominent members of the Jerusalem municipality also took part in the Gan Sacher barbecue.
After finishing high school, Dyer wanted to go to Israel.
It's not certain whether Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev, will attend the Morocciada Festival
LSC development director Lizzie Noach adds, “We saw how successful homes were for the male soldiers and also wanted to give females what their own families would give them.”