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Serving in the IDF Comes With Real Dangers

Posted on 3/5/2013 by in idf soldiers kidnapping

Everywhere you go in Israel… in the mall, on the bus or standing in line at the falafel shop, you’ll see young people just out of high school, dressed in an army uniform.

While most American 18-year-olds are thinking about going to university or getting a job, their peers in Israel are serving in the Israel Defense Force. Some are patrolling our borders and checkpoints, serving as medics or gathering intelligence, among many other units.

Even in “quiet” times in Israel, there will always be a risk of danger. Now, the terrorist group, Hamas, is calling on terrorist groups to kidnap IDF soldiers.

Senior Hamas leader Salah al-Bardawil urged terrorists participating in a rally in Gaza, to kidnap IDF soldiers. Typically, kidnapped soldiers are used as “bartering chips” to get the state of Israel to release hundreds of terrorists back into society.

According to Major General Avi Mizrachi, who served as the Head of the Central Command in 2009-2012, “Since November [2012] we have foiled 18 attempts by Hamas and Fatah men to abduct Israeli citizens.”

Despite the rise in danger, Israeli soldiers continue to do their job and foil terrorists’ plots.

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