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Current Lone National Service Volunteers helped by ‘Ori' program.

For the first time ever, non-citizens will be able to do National Service

Previously, only those with Israeli citizenship could apply for National Service positions.

Employees, mostly veterans of military computing units, use keyboards working at a cyber hotline

Mossad, Shabak: New cyber warfare training for national service girls

The "take-off" program has been running for several years, providing software engineering students with additional training in the cyber field

Corona crisis an opportunity for National Service

Some good things have emerged in Israeli society during this period, including countless cases of people giving assistance, volunteering and sharing mutual responsibilities.

Current Lone National Service Volunteers helped by ‘Ori' program.

Nefesh B’Nefesh launches ‘Ori’ to assist Lone National Service Volunteers

‘Ori’ - Hebrew for 'my light' - provides Lone female volunteers with guidance, support, social programming, advocacy, a help desk and crisis support.

The march for Ori Ansbacher.

Thousands sing and cry in march for Ori Ansbacher

The organizers of the march called the event “A City Wrapped in Light,” in reference to her first name, which means light.

TIME FOR a ‘Torah study track’ as national service.

Torah study as national service

The time has come for Israel to take an honest look at reality and to rethink ways of finding creative solutions that can realistically resolve this historically painful issue.

For immigrants, too

National service paves a road to social integration


President Rivlin honors National Service volunteers

The President emphasized that there are National Service volunteers working in every department of his office. “We would not be able to function without them,” he said.

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.

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