Both lone soldiers took part in Seders and the traditional customs while on base. The soldiers said their unit has become their family.

“The soldiers I serve with are my family, and I’m sure it will be a meaningful Passover with the IDF.”

These were the words of Harel Mizrahi, a lone soldier from Seattle, Washington, who is serving in the Nahal Infantry Brigade and remained in service over the first part of the holiday. This is his first Jewish holiday on base away from his family since drafting into the army.

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