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Twin brothers make aliyah and will enlist in elite IDF unit

Ari and Ron (18), twin brothers from New York, immigrated to Israel and will be drafted into the Shayetet 13 unit of the Naval Brigade.

Twin brothers make aliyah and will enlist in elite IDF unit

Surprise birthday party for Minnesota-born lone soldier

Youths from his Samaria community surprised Benjamin Ribnick of the elite Golani brigade, throwing him a party he won't soon forget.

Surprise birthday party for Minnesota-born lone soldier

4 sisters from Boston family make history as IDF lone soldiers

Fourth and Youngest Daughter Enlists on Heels of Israel’s 74th Independence Day, Joining Nearly 50 Massachusetts Lone Soldiers.

4 sisters from Boston family make history as IDF lone soldiers

Haredi lone soldiers get new home in Jerusalem

'Yuval's House' established by Netzah Yehuda Organization in honor of fallen soldier will provide warm home for other haredi soldiers.

Haredi lone soldiers get new home in Jerusalem

161 future Lone Soldiers make Aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh

Approximately 300 future Lone Soldiers are expected to make Aliyah from North America in 2021.

161 future Lone Soldiers make Aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh

Knesset forms new lobby group for Lone Soldiers

New Knesset lobby group aimed at aiding Lone Soldiers formed at conference sponsored by the Lone soldier Center.

Knesset forms new lobby group for Lone Soldiers

IDF veterans hired by Magen Am to patrol LA Jewish neighborhoods

In the wake of increasing anti-Semitism in Los Angeles, patrol made up mostly of IDF veterans helping to protect Jewish community.

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He became a lone soldier, then lost both his parents to COVID-19

Thiago Benzecry left Brazil to become a lone soldier in Israel. He didn't know he would never see his parents alive again.

He became a lone soldier, then lost both his parents to COVID-19

Israel's 'Lone Soldier' - The history behind the name

Unpacked explores the motivating factors that draw thousands from around the world to serve and protect their country.

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Watch: Musical event honors victims of Har Nof attack

Arutz Sheva will carry a musical event in memory of the victims of the 2014 Har Nof attack this evening.

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A 'youthful' approach to Aliyah

How to solve, all at once, the difficulties of Aliyah: acculturation, making a living, learning the language, making friends, and more.

A 'youthful' approach to Aliyah

Ministers discussing new ways of assisting lone soldiers

Minister of Immigration Absorption MK Pnina Tamano-Shata met MK Biton to discuss ways of assisting new immigrants serving in the IDF.

Ministers discussing new ways of assisting lone soldiers

A salute to Israel's courageous Lone Soldiers

COVID-19 achieved what no enemy could - remembering and celebrating virtually.

A salute to Israel's courageous Lone Soldiers

Jewish Agency honors 'Jews of valor' - lone soldiers killed in war or terror

In Memorial Day ceremony, the Jewish Agency pays tribute to lone soldiers who fell in battle or became victims of terror.

Jewish Agency honors lone soldiers killed in war or terror

1,000 US lone soldiers will not be with families for Passover due to Covid-19

Friends of the IDF implements programs to address needs of soldiers stuck on base indefinitely due to coronavirus.

1,000 US lone soldiers will not be with families for Passover

NBN & FIDF host annual ‘Personal Errands Day’ for Lone Soldiers

Nefesh B’Nefesh and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces host 7th annual 'Yom Siddurim' for lone soldiers today.

NBN & FIDF host annual ‘Personal Errands Day’ for Lone Soldiers

Watch: Superbowl party for the lone soldiers

'These soldiers come here without their families, and we have the honor of feeding them.'

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Hundreds of lone soldiers gather for draft party

Nefesh B'Nefesh and FIDF organize special celebration marking induction of over 300 lone soldiers into the IDF.

Hundreds of lone soldiers gather for draft party

Netanyahu hosts IDF lone soldiers in his sukkah

PM hosts three lone soldiers serving in the IDF at his sukkah in the Prime Minister's Residence, speaks with their parents via video link.

Netanyahu hosts IDF lone soldiers in his sukkah

Tefillin from Golan Heights battle given to lone soldier

Family of slain IDF soldier Benny Hanani, who fell in the Yom Kippur War, donate his tefillin to a lone soldier who immigrated to israel.

Tefillin from Golan Heights battle given to lone soldier

Mothers of IDF 'Lone Soldiers' meet with President Rivlin

Women from US, Australia, UK, Canada, South Africa, head to Israel to meet with their children serving in the IDF as 'lone soldiers'.

Mothers of IDF 'Lone Soldiers' meet with President Rivlin

Partner with us and help build an Aliyah Yeshiva in Samaria

The heart of Israel is Judea and Samaria. Without a strong presence there, Israel is weakened tremendously.

Partner with us and help build an Aliyah Yeshiva in Samaria

Sponsor a Lone Soldier for Shabbat Meals and Get a Free Mezuzah

A unique yeshiva in the Yishuv of Adam has been inspiring lone soldiers, strengthening their Judaism and encouraging Aliyah.

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They adopt lone soldiers and learn Zionism from them

Arutz Sheva speaks with Shalom Ashkenazi about the special bond his family forms with lone soldiers and what they learn from them.

They adopt lone soldiers and learn Zionism from them

President to host 400 lone soldiers from 35 countries

President Reuven Rivlin to have Seder with 400 lone soldiers from around the world.

President to host 400 lone soldiers from 35 countries

Finance firm “OlehPay” now free for Lone Soldiers

American-Israeli finance firm OlehPay to open its services free to Lone Soldiers and Bnot Shirut in light of recent tragedies.

Finance firm “OlehPay” now free for Lone Soldiers

Former lone soldier killed in Aspen snowboarding accident

Aaron Hill 'lived life to the fullest,' friend writes.

Former lone soldier killed in Aspen snowboarding accident

'New York Yankees' shows support for IDF lone soldiers

NY Yankees send over special hats with their logo alongside an Israeli flag as a gift to lone soldiers. 'These people have a lot of courage'

'New York Yankees' shows support for IDF lone soldiers

Inside the annual day devoted to lone soldiers

The sixth annual day dedicated to assisting lone soldiers comes to a close. Guests included Prime Minister Netanyahu. 'This is real Zionism.

Inside the annual day devoted to lone soldiers

'Father of lone soldiers' passes away

Tzvika Levy, an Israel Prize winner and legendary advocate for IDF soldiers passes away at 70.

'Father of lone soldiers' passes away

The Jerusalem Yeshiva adopts its "lone" soldiers

Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh dedicates new program in honor of lone soldiers who came from the yeshiva.

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Netanyahu hosts lone soldiers for Sukkot

Netanyahu and his wife host three lone soldiers at the Sukkah at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem.

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Watch: Leaving USA to join the Israeli army

57 future lone soldiers were among 239 North American Olim who arrived in Israel on Wednesday. Arutz Sheva met them.

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Haredi lone soldiers receive new home in Jerusalem

Nahal Haredi inaugurates new home for lone soldiers, emphasizes need for support for haredi soldiers who can't go home during army service.

Haredi lone soldiers receive new home in Jerusalem

5,000 lone soldiers have 'fun day' at water park

Friends of the IDF bring thousands of lone soldiers to Israel's largest water park.

5,000 lone soldiers have 'fun day' at water park

'I wanted to feel that I am a part of the Israeli people'

New Jersey native who became a lone soldier founds organization to help former lone soldiers readjust to civilian life.

'I wanted to feel that I am a part of the Israeli people'player

When the army gives you the push you need

Thailand can wait: Israeli vets are staying home to start businesses.

When the army gives you the push you need

Watch: Lone Soldier memorial event

Mothers of fallen lone soldiers Michael Levin & Max Steinberg and friend of slain lone soldier Alex Singer participate in Jerusalem event

Watch: Lone Soldier memorial event

Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Deputy Min. Oren tells Arutz Sheva state overlooking Israeli lone soldiers, particularly haredim, calls to form new agency to address issue.

Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Liberman: They came from around the world to serve the IDF

Annual event serves as a one-stop shop for lone soldiers to complete their errands. 'These lone soldiers are all valuable in their own way.'

Liberman: They came from around the world to serve the IDF