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What do lone soldiers thank G-d for on Thanksgiving Day?

Hundreds of lone soldiers gathered in Jerusalem for a turkey dinner, and gave thanks for much more than the food. Am Yisrael Chai. Op-ed.

What do lone soldiers thank G-d for on Thanksgiving Day?

Inspirational 'lone soldier' becomes Kfir commander of 12 soldiers

Sgt. Yossi Nadel of the Kfir Brigade speaks to Arutz Sheva about his life in Israel and his new role as a commander with 12 soldiers.

Inspirational 'lone soldier' becomes Kfir commanderplayer

Israel Dog Unit Canine Exhibition for IDF Hopefuls

The Israel Dog Unit made its way to Jerusalem's Saker Park to give an exhibition to foreign volunteers in Israel's Lone Soldier program.

Israel Dog Unit Canine Exhibition for IDF Hopefuls

MK Naftali Bennett's family 'adopts' lone soldier with no place to go

The 24-year-old female soldier had been camping out in a tent in front of the Welfare Ministry.

MK Bennett's family 'adopts' lone soldier with no place to go

Aid package to lone soldiers due to coronavirus

Housing grant amounting to NIS 4,000 to be given to each eligible lone soldier.

Aid package to lone soldiers due to coronavirus

American-born IDF soldier undergoes surgery after ramming attack

Lone soldier from San Diego who was seriously injured in terror attack in Jerusalem undergoes surgery, while showing signs of improvement.

American-born IDF soldier undergoes surgery after ramming attack

Hundreds attend lone soldier Daniel Shem Tov's funeral

Hundreds gather at Haifa military cemetery to pay last respects to lone soldier Sgt. Daniel Shem Tov who died during his military service.

Hundreds attend lone soldier Daniel Shem Tov's funeral

US-Israeli soldier died by suicide. She’s the 3rd this year

19-year-old American woman serving in IDF combat unit found dead by suicide last week - the third such case this year.

US-Israeli soldier died by suicide. She’s the 3rd this year

'20,000 people': Song inspired by mass funeral for lone soldier

Written years ago inspired by mass funeral by Israelis who gathered when they heard killed IDF fighter was 'lone soldier'.

'20,000 people': Song inspired by mass funeral for lone soldierplayer

Hundreds attend funeral of lone soldier

Close to 1,000 people at funeral of lone soldier Alex Sasaki, who was found dead this week. 'You chose the difficult and significant path.'

Hundreds attend funeral of lone soldierplayer

IDF soldier injured in bomb attack - American immigrant from LA

Soldier injured in bomb attack on Gaza border identified as Yoadd Zaguri, a lone immigrant from California.

IDF soldier injured in bomb attack - American immigrant from LA

Netanyahu's holiday guests

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hosts lone soldiers for holiday meal in his Jerusalem Sukkah.

Netanyahu's holiday guests

Parents of lone soldiers to get free trips to Israel

Naftali Bennett wants to offer free flights to Israel for parents of lone soldiers who would not be able to afford it otherwise.

Parents of lone soldiers to get free trips to Israel

Over 1,500 lone IDF soldiers gather for personal errands day

Over 40 representatives from various government departments, NGOs, agencies assist lone soldiers with all bureaucratic requirements.

Over 1,500 lone IDF soldiers gather for personal errands day

Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish future

Report on Israeli yeshiva delegates who visited North American Jewish schools; rabbi says losing touch with Israel leads to assimilation.

Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish future

Watch-giving up playing football to serve in IDF

Avi Rosenblum, a football player from the US, gave up playing for an Israeli team to join the IDF as a lone soldier.

Watch-giving up playing football to serve in the IDFplayer

Haredi lone soldiers are not alone

In an event hosted by Defense Minister Liberman, one lone solder explained why he enlisted and continues to serve his country and G-d.

Haredi lone soldiers are not aloneplayer

Apples, honey, and fatigues

The three soldiers tell Arutz Sheva why they are proud not to be home for the holidays.

Apples, honey, and fatigues

Lone soldiers get hard-earned fun day

5,500 lone soldiers gathered for fun day at Shefayim water park.

Lone soldiers gather for well-deserved day of fun

Parents of lone soldier mark his 10th yahrzeit

Fallen soldier who inspired 'Lone Soldier Centers' remembered at 10th anniversary of his death in Lebanon War.

Parents of lone soldier mark his 10th yahrzeit in Jerusalem

Following Dad's footsteps, twins become IDF medics

They immigrated together from the US, buried their father, and never gave up on their dream to follow in his footsteps.

In the footsteps of their father, US twins become IDF medics

Thanksgiving events to honor IDF Lone Soldiers

Israelis express their thanksgiving to brave lone soldiers; 'They are the glue that holds the Jewish People together.'

Israeli Thanksgiving events honor over 1,200 IDF Lone Soldiers

Facebook Page Plea: Come to Lone Soldier's Funeral

Social media posts called on Israelis to attend the funeral of a lone soldier in Kiryat Gat on Tuesday.

Facebook Page Plea: Come to Lone Soldier's Funeral

Speaker Hosts Parents of Fallen Lone Soldier

MK Yuli Edelstein hosts the parents of lone soldier Max Steinberg at the annual Knesset event in honor of Memorial Day.

Knesset Speaker Hosts Parents of Fallen Lone Soldier

Rivlin Meets with Parents of Fallen Lone Soldiers

President, First Lady meet with the parents of Max Steinberg and Liran Adir, American lone soldiers who fell in the Gaza war.

Rivlin Meets with Parents of Fallen Lone Soldiers

'Soldiers Go Home and Hug Their Moms, But I Can't'

Seven months after aliyah, Meir Ginsburg explains to Arutz Sheva how he fell in love with Israel and decided to be an infantry soldier.

'Soldiers Go Home and Hug Their Moms, But I Can't'

Lone Soldier 'Isn't Alone, Israel is my Family'

Arutz Sheva speaks to a recently immigrated lone soldier who left his family to serve Israel, and learns why he technically isn't alone.

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Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

What does Thanksgiving mean to an expat? Celebrants say traditional American holiday has become universal.

Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israelplayer

IDF Lone Soldiers from US Celebrate Thanksgiving

Soldiers serving while living apart from their families are 'IDF's unconventional secret weapon,' as MK Lipman joins in on the festivities.

IDF Lone Soldiers from America Celebrate Thanksgiving

New Wave of Olim Inspired by Fallen Lone Soldiers

109 'lone soldiers' on next aliyah flight inspired by Sgt. Max Steinberg and 1st Sgt. Nissim Sean Carmeli hy"d, who were killed in Gaza.

New Wave of Olim Inspired by Fallen Lone Soldiers

Watch: Funeral of American who Joined the IDF

30,000 people attended the funeral of lone soldier Sergeant Max Steinberg in Jerusalem.

Watch: Funeral of American who Joined the IDFplayer

Thousands Pay Respects to Fallen Lone Soldier

Thousands pay respects to fallen IDF soldier Nissim Sean Carmeli, after a call by Maccabi Haifa on fans to attend his funeral.

Thousands Pay Respects to Fallen Lone Soldier

'No Force or Coercion' on Hareidi Enlistment

Ya'alon stresses importance of preserving hareidi lifestyle in army to new hareidi recruits, notes challenges of hareidi backlash.

Ya'alon Promises 'No Force or Coercion' on Hareidi Enlistment

Amb. Avner Joins Tribute for IDF Lone Soldiers

Best-selling author and former ambassador addressed the packed audience, saying "You know what? I guess we are a family after all."

Former Israeli Ambassador Avner at Tribute for IDF Lone Soldiers

Hotels Hosting 100 Lone Soldiers for Pesach

Hotels Association, IDF cooperated in making Pesach fun for soldiers who made aliyah without their families.

Hotels Hosting 100 Lone Soldiers for Pesach

NY ‘Immigrant Soldier” Wins Award for Excellence

Meir Shovovits was spending a year of Torah study in Israel three years ago. Afterwards, he enlisted and now is awarded for excellence.

NY ‘Immigrant Soldier” Wins Award for Excellence

Giving Lone Soldiers a ‘Home Away from Home’

The Haifa group ‘People in Blue and White’ gives lone soldiers a ‘home away from home’ for Sabbath leave.

Giving Lone Soldiers a ‘Home Away from Home’

Soldiers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

Three of four participants in special course are lone soldiers, 47% will go on to serve in field and combat units.

IDF Volunteers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

Operation IDF Passover Seder

As millions of Israelis prepare to celebrate the Passover seder on Friday night, the IDF will join them at bases around the country.

Operation IDF Passover Seder

‘Lone Soldiers’ in IDF Now Include Hareidi Youth

The term “lone IDF soldier” usually refers to olim without families in Israel but now includes hareidi youth rejected by their families.

‘Lone Soldiers’ in IDF Now Include Hareidi Youth