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Tearful reunion for Aussie mum

August 19, 2019

“When we left South Africa it was Australia or Israel, and we chose Australia because we didn’t want our sons going in the army,” she said, “Yet now I have my little five-feet-five daughter in the army.”

Mothers of IDF 'Lone Soldiers' meet with President Rivlin

August 1, 2019

Women from US, Australia, UK, Canada, South Africa, head to Israel to meet with their children serving in the IDF as 'lone soldiers'. -->

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Cleveland mother’s adventure started in Israel

February 10, 2020

The days of our journey did not seem to have enough hours, as we were getting to know each other and Israel. Since our return to Cleveland, we have gathered for meals, mimosas, learning and latka making, with more gatherings scheduled.

Ruach soars on JET-sponsored MoMENtum Israel journey

January 22, 2020

“We felt that the MoMENtum trip was an opportunity for someone to take the time away from their families to connect with themselves and their Jewish souls,” Wachsman said. “For us, it wasn’t a trip to Israel [for the men] to connect [with their faith] in a vacuum, but it would be a springboard for sparking the Jewish neshama, the soul, to want to explore Judaism more.”

For Moms Of Lone Soldiers, It’s A Mix Of Pride And Fear

August 14, 2019

For Dalia Khakshoor, pride in her soldier daughter and the figure she cuts in a crisp, desert sand-colored military uniform, collides uneasily with helplessness, and even fear.

WATCH: IDF ‘Lone Soldiers’ Give Their Visiting Mothers a Special Treat

August 6, 2019

A group of mothers from the organization “Momentum” shared a special moment with their sons and daughters who are currently serving voluntarily in the Israeli army.

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