Global Stories: Interactive Map of IDF Soldiers from Across the World

Since 1948, young men and women have made their way to Israel from the four corners of the globe to join the IDF. From every continent they have come, driven by a sense of purpose, a love of the country and an inner need to answer the call to protect the State of Israel.

Click on the map below to read their stories. The blue pins are in English, the red pins in French, the yellow pins in Spanish, and the green pins in Russian. Drag the map around to explore!

IDF global stories map

IDF Soldiers from the U.S. and South America

View this in a larger map

IDF Soldiers from Europe and Africa

View this in a larger map

IDF Soldiers from Asia and the Pacific

View this in a larger map


Join the conversation on Twitter: