'I heard about the kidnapping of the 3 boys and had to enlist'

President's wife attends toast for 30 lone soldiers from around the world. 'All of Israel is your family.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2017, 5:39 PM

Meet the twin IDF lone soldiers

Arutz Sheva speaks with twin brothers Even and Shai Goel, who left their family in the US to join the IDF as 'lone soldiers.'Yoni Kempinski, 8/23/2017, 5:30 PM

New immigrants on the way: 70 to join IDF

Over 200 new immigrants to fly from NY to Israel, including dozens of lone soldiers.Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2017, 6:45 PM

Israel to welcome 68 lone soldiers

223 North American immigrants, including 68 lone soldiers, arrive in Israel on Tuesday.Chana Roberts, 8/9/2017, 3:18 PM

'We make sure every lone soldier has a place for the seder'

IDF holds mass seder for hundreds of lone soldiers, organizer speaks to Arutz Sheva.Shimon Cohen, 4/10/2017, 8:20 AM

Florida FIDF event raises over $2 million

More than 800 IDF supporters join MK Michael Oren for FIDF gala.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 1:05 AM

Parents of lone soldiers offered subsidized tickets to Israel

El Al and Nefesh B'Nefesh offer flights at reduced cost to families who cannot afford to visit their children serving in the IDF.JTA, 3/7/2017, 8:16 PM

They left their families to join the IDF

Lone soldiers and immigrant soldiers complete Hebrew course to integrate into IDF.Benny Toker, 3/3/2017, 10:32 AM

20 Lone Soldiers Make Aliyah on Hanukkah

72 Olim landed at Ben Gurion Airport this morning, including 20 future Lone Soldiers - ‘present-day Maccabees.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 1:04 PM

MK proposes bill to help lone soldiers

MKs put forward bill to help discharged lone soldiers make ends meet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 9:21 AM

Lone soldier Michael Levin's legacy - ten years later

A decade after lone soldier Michael Levin fell in the Second Lebanon War, his parents visit his grave site - along with others he inspired.Tal Polon, 8/12/2016, 11:26 AM

Special seder to be held for lone soldiers

480 soldiers from 35 countries to have communal seder at resort hotel.Yoni Kempinski, 4/22/2016, 9:28 AM

Lone soldiers get a Passover surprise from president's wife

Nehama Rivlin hosts 5 female lone soldiers from around the world, surprises them with their parents who secretly came to visit.Ari Yashar, 4/20/2016, 7:08 PM

Immigrant lone soldiers get some backup

Over 1,500 lone soldiers take part in Yom Siddurim in Tel Aviv, making their lives easier as the bureaucracy comes to them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2016, 7:25 AM

Lone soldiers send message to the world: we won't be defeated

Celebration honors 100 lone soldiers and national service participants from NCSY in North America, send message to world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2016, 12:58 PM

MKs to adopt IDF lone soldiers

Knesset Members Tzachi Hanegbi and Nachman Shai among the first to embrace program and adopt lone soldiersRaphael Poch , 12/24/2015, 7:04 AM

Coming home: Vast majority of 'lone soldiers' making aliyah

90% of IDF volunteers from the Diaspora move to Israel permanently after their service - and they're bringing their families with them.Ari Soffer, 12/1/2015, 7:40 PM

59 'Lone Soldiers' Fly to Israel Monday to Join IDF

Fifty-nine lone soldiers from US and Canada among the 232 new immigrants flying to Israel on Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2015, 10:29 PM

Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

Marked rise in volunteers from abroad since 2011; 25% are Americans.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 6:08 PM

Emotional Hanukkah Lighting Honors Lone Soldiers

Chayal el Chayal, a home away from home for lone soldiers, hosted a candle lighting ceremony at Mamilla Mall Saturday night.Cynthia Blank, 12/22/2014, 6:57 PM

Watch: Moving Reunion of Lone Soldiers and Parents after the War

After 50 grueling days battling Hamas terrorists, El Al reunites soldiers with parents in the first meeting in years for many.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/18/2014, 6:26 PM

Canadian Radicals Target IDF Lone Soldiers, 'Vampire' Netanyahu

Calls to block lone soldiers leaving Canada, equating them with terrorists; Arabic paper presents 'Netanyahu the vampire.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 8/14/2014, 11:48 AM

Yankees Host Farewell Party for Newest IDF Members

Lone Soldiers receive special farewell from New York Yankees before making Aliyah.Uzi Baruch and Sarah Leah Lawent, 8/11/2014, 11:47 AM

Parents of Lone Soldier Flown to Israel to See Their Injured Son

The parents of Moshe Hirt, who was wounded in Gaza, were brought to Israel thanks to El Al and the head of Moshe’s yeshiva.Benny Toker, 7/25/2014, 4:46 AM

30,000 Attend Funeral of American Lone Soldier

About 30,000 people attended funeral of Sergeant Max Steinberg hy”d, who was killed in Gaza. He only recently made aliyah from LA.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 7/23/2014, 2:02 PM

Greeting Party for 80 New Immigrant 'Lone' IDF Soldiers

Minister of Immigrant Absorption greeted 80 new olim joining the IDF at a special gathering in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2013, 2:46 AM

Lone Soldiers Celebrate Hanukkah with 2012 Paralympic Winner

Over one-hundred Lone Soldiers gathered in Tel Aviv to celebrate the 6th night of Hanukkah with 2012 Tennis Paralympics Gold Medal Winner. Arutz Sheva staff, 12/14/2012, 3:46 AM

Dozens of IDF Soldiers Stranded by Sandy

Soldiers currently in the U.S. will get extra vacation days to cover the delays caused by storm.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2012, 6:26 PM

Video: Lone Soldiers Wish a Happy Independence Day

IDF releases a video in which lone soldiers wish Israel a happy 64th Independence Day.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/28/2012, 1:01 AM

Ateret Cohanim Hosts Lone Soldiers in Jerusalem, Media Condemns

90 lone soldiers were hosted on a tour of the Old City. Israel's media, however, complained that the tour included the Muslim Quarter.Elad Benari, 1/16/2012, 5:14 AM

The Aliyah Party…Pre Military Style

The Keshet Yehuda Pre-Military Academy celebrated its annual "aliyah party" for young men who are beginning a new chapter in Israel.Avraham Venismach, 11/18/2011, 12:13 AM

Special IDF New Years’ Greeting for ‘Lone Soldiers’

A US “lone soldier” in the IDF represents 149 comrades and exchanges New Year’s blessings with the Air Force commander. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/26/2011, 9:37 AM

New IDF Lone Soldier Assistance Hotline

The IDF has developed a new hotline to help lone soldiers after behaviorists said the troops needed more support. Chana Ya'ar, 5/20/2011, 8:47 AM

Lone Soldiers Blessed and Hugged Before Pesach

Chief Sephardic Rabbi Amar and Central Command Head Mizrachi gave the "lone soldiers" special Pesach Haggadahs - and more.Gil Ronen & Hezki Baruch, 4/17/2011, 3:43 PM

IDF Prepares for Passover

The IDF prepares for Passover with strong defense on borders, Torah lessons, and 71 tons of matzah.Maayana Miskin, 3/28/2010, 7:06 PM

Dear Lone Soldier's Mom

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Reaching Out to Lone Soldiers

A coalition of groups reaches out to help lone soldiers make the transition to civilian life.Aharon Deutch, IsraelNN TV, 9/6/2009, 10:28 PM