LIBI, the official fund of the IDF, was established in 1980 by Prime Minister Menachem Begin and the IDF Chief of Staff Rafael Eitan to provide for the educational, religious, medical and recreational needs of Israeli soldiers. American Friends of LIBI is a recognized 501c3 non-profit organization run by a network of volunteers. When you donate to LIBI USA, over 95% of your donation goes directly to support Israeli soldiers.