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IDF Soldiers Appreciation Week Thanks Troops

Soldiers of the IDF Golani Brigade (Photo: flickr/IDF)

Those who stand for Israel also stand for and salute the brave men and women who protect the Jewish state, as do The Fellowship and our faithful supporters. This week, Ynet News reports, The Fellowship is taking part in a weeklong appreciation for the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF):

From Thursday, June 29, to Saturday, July 8, a "week of appreciation" is being observed for IDF soldiers throughout the country, including performances and visits to army bases with gifts. A joint project of the Israeli military and a welfare organization, this week is the first such observance...

Throughout the week, businesses across Israel will offer soldiers significant benefits. Special mobile volunteer units will visit the bases throughout the country and will offer treats to the soldiers. Battalions that are adopted by "Adopt a Fighter" will receive special gift sets. Volunteers will set up special stations to distribute refreshments at IDF bases, funded by various organizations, including the International Fellowship of Christians & Jews...

Additionally, volunteers will visit hospitalized soldiers, prepare parcels and write letters to soldiers together with schoolchildren. Kaveret, a chain of convenience stores for soldiers, will distribute snacks through its mobile volunteer units, which will reach the most remote outposts...

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