64.6 F
San Diego
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Home Tags Friends of IDF

Tag: Friends of IDF

Two Jewish teenagers in Long Island, N.Y., held a local car wash to help raise money to support Israel Defense Forces soldiers. Credit: Olexander Kozak/Shutterstock.

Jewish teens raise more than $10,000 for IDF soldiers in local car wash

0
Two Jewish teenagers in Long Island, N.Y., held a local car wash to help raise money to support Israel Defense Forces’ soldiers and collected more than $10,000 following Israel’s 11-day conflict with Hamas in...
Netta Barzalai. Credit: FIDF.

Netta Barzilai to join Simon Cowell on judges panel for ‘The X Factor Israel’

0
Israeli Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai has been cast as a judge in the new season of “The X Factor Israel,” joining the legendary British judge Simon Cowell, who will appear for the first time on a version...
Boston native Lt. O, the first American woman to complete the Israel Air Force's pilot course. Credit: IAF.

Boston native makes history as first American woman to complete IAF pilot course

0
A “lone soldier” from the United States made history on Wednesday, when she became the first American woman to complete the Israeli Air Force’s prestigious pilot course, the U.S.-based NGO Friends of the Israel...
Israeli soldiers on base receiving hygiene kits and other packages while stationed there due to the coronavirus from Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, March 2020. Credit: FIDF.

Multigenerational family, lone soldiers to be featured at virtual FIDF annual gala

0
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) will hold its 2020 national gala online for the first time as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The philanthropic evening, themed “A Night of Heroes,” will...
Some 78 lone soldiers headed for service in the Israel Defense Forces arrived in Israel in two aliyah flights on July 27 and July 28, 2020. Photo by Yonit Schiller.

Future lone soldiers land in Israel on two group flights

0
Two flights of new olim arrived in Israel this week—one on Monday and another on Tuesday—with 78 lone soldiers headed for service in the Israel Defense Forces. Another 42 individuals also came to make their homes...
A lone soldier and new recruit in the Israel Defense Forces holds up an official backpack, April 2020. Credit: Courtesy.

Some 270 lone soldiers begin IDF service as Israel turns 72

0
Nearly 270 lone soldiers were drafted into the Israel Defense Forces on Thursday, following Israel’s 72nd Independence Day. The new recruits included Jewish men and women, ages 18 to 22, from the United States, Canada,...
An Israeli flag on Masada, near the Dead Sea in southern Israel, on July 19, 2018. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Friends of IDF to conduct virtual Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut events

0
For the first time, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) will host online celebrations next week marking milestones in Israel’s history. Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day for fallen soldiers and civilian victims of terrorism,...
Israeli soldiers on base receiving hygiene kits and other packages while stationed there due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, Marcn 2020. Credit: FIDF.

1,000-plus IDF lone soldiers from U.S. to stay on base for Passover

0
More than 1,000 U.S. natives serving as lone soldiers, those who join the Israel Defense Forces with no immediate family in Israel, have been among the thousands of IDF soldiers that have been ordered to...
Ahead of Passover, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is sponsoring gift coupons of $139.12 for 8,500 Israeli lone soldiers and soldiers from low-income families. Credit: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.

Israeli soldiers to receive gift cards to purchase items for Rosh Hashanah

0
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) are providing High Holiday gift cards to some 9,000 soldiers in need and lone soldiers serving in the Israel Defense Forces so they can help celebrate Rosh...
Illustration of the synagogue to be rebuilt by a donation from FIDF supporters Fred and Jeannette Bogart, June 2019. Credit: FIDF.

Friends of the IDF donate $60,000 to rebuild synagogue destroyed by Hamas rocket

0
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) supporters Fred and Jeannette Bogart of Boca Raton, Fla., and New York donated $60,000 to rebuild the synagogue on the Israel Defense Forces’ Kissufim Base, home to...