How to Join

If you are interested in serving in the IDF, there are a number of options available, depending on your age, physical condition and status.

New immigrants and returning Israeli citizens:

Contact the IDF Enlistment Center’s Coordinator for New Immigrants:

Contact the IDF Enlistment Center directly:

Other useful articles and information:

Garin Tzabar

How Do You Become an IDF Soldier?

Joining the IDF: How One Soldier Makes It Easy for Immigrants

Sgt. Daniel Bern’s Tips for Lone Soldiers Serving in the IDF


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