Israeli paratrooper Yaniv Blumenfeld, 25, from Greater Tel Aviv recently wrote the following reflections after finishing IDF reserve duty in the region. The article appeared in the Iyar 5772 edition of Yesha Shelanu.
Thoughts from My Reserve Duty in Yesha
Last week, I returned from my month-long stint of reserve duty in Yesha (Judea and Samaria), also known as the West Bank. It was my first time back in the region since my regular service in my late teens.