Arab-Israelis Risk Ridicule Serving in the Israeli Army

During my two years serving in the IDF, the fact that there were Muslim soldiers serving alongside Jewish soldiers never struck me as odd. Even when I was stationed in the West Bank, I never thought anything of the fact that on a night raid they would surely come into contact with fellow Muslims [...]

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    Israeli soldier takes aim during the Desert Reconnaissance Battalion special training. (Photo: Israel Defense Forces)

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    MICHAEL SHVADRON

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    Reenat Sinay while serving in the Israel Defense Forces. (Photo courtesy of Sinay)