Tag Archives: lone soldiers program

  • Ari Solomon: Serving My Country

    Ari Solomon made Aliyah from Los Angeles in December 2010, and served from 2011 to 2014 as a combat soldier in the elite Sayeret Tzanchanim (Paratroopers Reconnaissance) Unit. After being released from the army, Ari has since completed his master’s degree in government with a specialization in Diplomacy and Conflict Studies from the IDC Herzilya.  […]

  • I Have No Other Country

    You know those things that stir the deeply intense, raw emotions that Zionism inspires within us? Singing HaTikvah. Watching the movie ‘Exodus.’ Finding an unexpected El Al plane anywhere in the world. Hearing the Yom Hazikaron siren. Seeing IDF soldiers doing, well, just about anything; especially at a formal IDF ceremony… I am particularly susceptible to these emotional triggers; […]