The Israel Defense Force is much more than an Army. It is a truly unique institution: a citizen army of reservists from all segments of society: religious, secular, non-Jewish, new immigrants, male and female. The IDF is the major force for cultural integration in a very diverse society. The goal of the Army is to defend the State of Israel, but also to build a better society.
They say in Israel: “The people build the Army; the Army builds the nation.”
The IDF is the only army in the world with an independent Education Corps dedicated to the betterment of its soldiers. The guiding premise of the IDF is that the quality of the army does not rest solely on the quality of its equipment, but rather on the quality of its soldiers.
The security challenges facing Israel are truly daunting. Confronted on three borders by enemies and facing a nuclear threat from Iran. Israel remains critically reliant on the strength of the IDF to provide for its security. In neo 2 software response to its security challenges, Israel’s military spending relative to its GDP is three times higher than the European Union nations and two and half times higher than the USA. Your support for LIBI and the IDF continues to be critically important.
Israel’s soldiers give the best years of their lives to defend the State of Israel. The Libi Fund provides a way for you to support them during their period of military service.