Daily Archives: December 6, 2011

Stretching a Helping Hand: IDF Aid Delegations

On December 5, the international community marked International Volunteer Day, a day that recognizes the contribution of volunteers. The IDF values the act of volunteering, and therefore sends its reserve soldiers on search and rescue missions abroad. IDF reserve soldiers rescue a Haitian … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures, Haiti 2010, Haiti 2010, Humanitarian Missions, Japan 2011

Thousands of Sar-El Volunteers Give Back to the IDF

Yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of International Year of Volunteers. On an annual basis, approximately 4,000 Jews and non-Jews from 30 countries fly to Israel and volunteer in the IDF for several weeks. The IDF is grateful for these volunteers … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures