FIDF Mission to Israel   

On November 6, 2009, the Ohio Friends of the IDF embarked on what proved to be an unforgettable mission.  The itinerary included many of the must see tourist destinations - the Old City of Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Tel Aviv nightlife, and Israeli wineries. We also visited the experiential Palmach Museum which brought to life how this underground Hagana defense group contributed to the founding of Israel

The base visits and meeting soldiers were for many the highlights of the trip. We saw with our own eyes how vital the IDF is to Israel and how FIDF is so important to the soldiers. We had the rare opportunity to spend time with high-ranking officials, including a Major General and Lieutenant Colonel who heads the Causalities Department. We met the families of fallen soldiers and heard their incredibly emotional stories as well as some of our IMPACT scholarship recipients who shared with us their tremendous appreciation and their aspirations for the future.


Back to Ohio
Get Adobe Flash player

Copyright © 2014 Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
p: (212) 244-3118 | f: (212) 244-3119 |
Mailing Address: PO Box 4224 NY, NY 10163 USA 

  • Donate
  • Privacy Policies
  • Store

    Friends of the Israel Defense Forces is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the
    extent permitted by law. The portion of your contribution deemed to be for goods and services will not be deductible.