For over three years, volunteers of the Friend a Soldier project answered thousands of questions from people in over 190 countries. Currently our volunteers are unavailable to answer questions, but our archive is available for browsing. Simply click on a soldier below or use the search function at the top of this page to read questions and answers. We hope the website continues bridge human connections in the Middle East and around the world.
Jonah served as Non Commissioned Officer in a demolitions infantry platoon in the West Bank, the Lebanese border region and fought in the Second Lebanon War.
David served as a tank driver in the Armoured Corps where he participated in Operation Cast Lead.
Amitai manned roadblocks in Judea and Samaria and took part in Operation Cast Lead.
Avi served in an infantry brigade. Today he is an active reserve soldier in a field reconnaissance unit and is working on a BA in Political Science
Ruth served as a 'Madrichat Sar-El'- a guide for International volunteers in the IDF and is now pursuing a BA in Liberal Arts
Ilana served in a search and rescue combat unit in the IDF. Today she is an active reserve soldier.
During her military service, Gal held a commanding position in the 'Marva' educational unit,attaining the degree of sergeant.
Noam a grandi au Canada, il aime le sport, sortir avec des amis et voyager. Il s'est porté volontaire pour rejoindre l'armée israélienne en 2006-08
Shortly after graduation Adam moved to Israel and enlisted as a loader in the tank corps where he served and now is a reserve soldier.
Yaron served in the IDF between 2007 and 2011 as a fighter in an infantry division and then as a commander in an intelligence department.
Daniel serviu na Marinha Israelense como um guerrilheiro naval e para-médico em um navio de mísseis.
Karen was a radio operator on the border with Lebanon and then became the Officer of Instruction and Coordination at the Officers Training School
Nate grew up in northern California before attending college in Boston, graduating in 2008. At the end of that year, he immigrated to Israel, finding a home on a kibbutz in the north of the country, where he worked with animals in the zoo.
Gali served as a Fitness Instructor for combat soldiers in the air force and is now studying business.
Lirut served in the Jordan Valley as a sergeant in a operational command center. After her service she traveled through Central America.
jähriger Dienst in einer Eliteeinheit der israelischen Panzerfaust als Kompaniekommandant. Währenddessen leitete er Kombatsoldaten nicht nur im Alltag, sondern auch im Kampf
Benjamin est ne en France, plus précisément en Haute Savoie. Il a servi dans la prestigieuse unité de Golani.
Yagil served in a combat infantry unit. He has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and currently works as a Risk Consultant for a Security company, as well as part time at a Tel Aviv microbrewery.
Tomer served as a combat intelligence commander and was deployed in Gaza, along the Lebanese and Syrian borders, and in the West Bank. Tomer is currently studying for his B.A.
Adaya served as a physical sports instructor in Karakal- a girls combat unit
Zack grew up in New Jersey. He served in an infantry unit stationed in the West Bank, performing high risk arrest operations as well as patrolling settlements near Nablus and Hebron.
Lilit served as a weapons instructor in the central command’s training base, specifically training soldiers on operating small arms.
Maya served in the army for 2 years on the Gaza and Lebanon border as an Infantry instructor, specializing in the handling and usage of armored personal carriers
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