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The Lone Soldiers of Israel ^ | 7/22/2014 | Carol Brown

Posted on 07/22/2014 5:41:47 AM PDT by rktman

While jihadists are recruiting people from all corners of the earth to join them in the war against Jews (and all infidels), there are also young men and women from around the world going to Israel to fight for her survival. The Israeli Defense Forces calls them lone soldiers.

Lone soldiers have no family in Israel. They are young men and women who come to Israel to join the IDF and defend the Jewish homeland, as well as young people considered “at risk” who live in poverty, come from broken homes, or who are estranged from their parents. Estimates of the number of lone soldiers in the IDF at any given time ranges from 2,500 to nearly 6,000.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: idf; terrorists
The IDF lost 2 Americans fighting for Israel just the other day. May they rest in peace and their families be comforted in knowing they were doing the right thing.
1 posted on 07/22/2014 5:41:47 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

If I were not “out of steam” at the age of 66, I’d probably head there too.

From the final scene of “The Wind & The Lion” (1975)

Sherif of Wazan: Great Raisuli, we have lost everything. All is drifting on the wind just as you said. We have lost everything.

Raisuli: Sherif, is there not one thing in your life that is worth losing everything for?

2 posted on 07/22/2014 6:30:19 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "For those who have fought for it, Life bears a savor the protected will never know")
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