Foreigners have volunteered in the IDF for as long as Israel has been around. The pre-state Zionist militias were dependent on volunteers, and at the founding of the state such help was pivotal.

But in the Israel of today, what drives high school graduates from all over the world to up sticks and enlist in the Israeli Army? TLV1 reporter Ole Hilgert investigates.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *