StandWithUs "Israeli Soldiers Stories" is an innovative program featuring a diverse group of young reserve duty Israeli soldiers. These citizen soldiers will share their personal experiences of serving in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in Gaza, Lebanon, West Bank in combat and administrative positions. These are front line stories you won't hear in the press.
Lital and Ari will discuss their backgrounds, life in Israel and answer questions.
Lital served as a combat soldier in the Border Police Unit of the IDF. She has a BA in Social Sciences from the Open University and works as a journalist.
Ari served in Special Forces Unit Maglan and was active during the Second Intifada. He works as a software engineer for Verint, a global leading hi-tech company based in Israel and has a B.sc in computer science.