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

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2020 15:02
Aid package to lone soldiers due to coronavirus

Aid package to lone soldiers due to coronavirus

Housing grant amounting to NIS 4,000 to be given to each eligible lone soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 19:53
American-born IDF soldier undergoes surgery after ramming attack

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2020 11:35
Hundreds attend lone soldier Daniel Shem Tov's funeral

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2020 16:54
US-Israeli soldier died by suicide. She’s the 3rd this year

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.Ben Sales, JTA, 21/05/2019 07:56
'20,000 people': Song inspired by mass funeral for lone soldier

'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'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2019 20:51
Hundreds attend funeral of lone soldier

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2019 12:56
IDF soldier injured in bomb attack - American immigrant from LA

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2019 14:01
Netanyahu's holiday guests

Netanyahu's holiday guests

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hosts lone soldiers for holiday meal in his Jerusalem Sukkah.Mordechai Sones, 24/09/2018 19:52
Parents of lone soldiers to get free trips to Israel

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.Tzvi Lev, 13/08/2017 10:22
Over 1,500 lone IDF soldiers gather for personal errands day

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2017 18:45
Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish future

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.Rabbis Eliezer Shenvald, 19/12/2016 11:38
Watch-giving up playing football to serve in IDF

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2016 11:53
Haredi lone soldiers are not alone

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2016 10:13
Apples, honey, and fatigues

Apples, honey, and fatigues

The three soldiers tell Arutz Sheva why they are proud not to be home for the holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2016 10:54
Lone soldiers get hard-earned fun day

Lone soldiers get hard-earned fun day

5,500 lone soldiers gathered for fun day at Shefayim water park.Chana Roberts, 16/09/2016 01:15
Parents of lone soldier mark his 10th yahrzeit

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.JTA, 15/08/2016 09:04
Following Dad's footsteps, twins become IDF medics

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.Raphael Poch, 23/12/2015 22:19
Thanksgiving events to honor IDF Lone Soldiers

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.'Raphael Poch, 26/11/2015 14:35
Facebook Page Plea: Come to Lone Soldier's Funeral

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.Moshe Cohen, 04/08/2015 01:12
Speaker Hosts Parents of Fallen Lone Soldier

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.Ben Ariel, 22/04/2015 00:44
Rivlin Meets with Parents of Fallen Lone Soldiers

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.Tova Dvorin, 27/01/2015 11:34
'Soldiers Go Home and Hug Their Moms, But I Can't'

'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.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 22/01/2015 15:39
Lone Soldier 'Isn't Alone, Israel is my Family'

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.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 10/12/2014 11:18
Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

What does Thanksgiving mean to an expat? Celebrants say traditional American holiday has become universal.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 28/11/2014 11:10
IDF Lone Soldiers from US Celebrate Thanksgiving

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.Ari Yashar, 27/11/2014 20:46
New Wave of Olim Inspired by Fallen Lone Soldiers

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.Gil Ronen and Tova Dvorin, 07/08/2014 09:13
Watch: Funeral of American who Joined the IDF

Watch: Funeral of American who Joined the IDF

30,000 people attended the funeral of lone soldier Sergeant Max Steinberg in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 23/07/2014 23:47
Thousands Pay Respects to Fallen Lone Soldier

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.Elad Benari, 22/07/2014 02:14
'No Force or Coercion' on Hareidi Enlistment

'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.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 27/03/2014 13:28
Amb. Avner Joins Tribute for IDF Lone Soldiers

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." Daniel Perez, New York, 13/05/2013 12:54
Hotels Hosting 100 Lone Soldiers for Pesach

Hotels Hosting 100 Lone Soldiers for Pesach

Hotels Association, IDF cooperated in making Pesach fun for soldiers who made aliyah without their families.Gil Ronen, 25/03/2013 12:11
NY ‘Immigrant Soldier” Wins Award for Excellence

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/10/2012 18:40
Giving Lone Soldiers a ‘Home Away from Home’

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.Maayana Miskin, 02/08/2012 16:43
Soldiers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

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.Gil Ronen, 16/07/2012 11:18
Operation IDF Passover Seder

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.Chana Ya'ar, 06/04/2012 12:49
‘Lone Soldiers’ in IDF Now Include Hareidi Youth

‘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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 01/02/2012 13:24
Video: Lone Soldiers Help Lone Soldiers

Video: Lone Soldiers Help Lone Soldiers

The Lone Soldier Center was founded by a group of former lone soldiers who help current lone soldiers with their needs and struggles.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 01/02/2012 06:44
Young IAF Pilot: It Was Always My Dream to Serve

Young IAF Pilot: It Was Always My Dream to Serve

Arutz Sheva speaks to a graduate of the IAF's 163rd pilots' training course, a lone soldier who made aliyah so he can serve.Elad Benari & Yishai Karov, 31/12/2011 20:45