Saturday, July 24, 2010

(BLOG) Israel’s First Female Arab-Israeli Soldier

"As a 'citizen army, Israel’s defense forces are a reflection of the country’s multiethnic population - and more than that, comprises a complete cross-section of Israeli society. Male and female, rich and poor, gay and straight, black and white and everything in between.

In short, everyone who makes Israeli society what it is today serves together as they live together in everyday life.

While this is nothing out of the ordinary for Israelis, the following story really is making waves. And that is the story of Corporal Eleanor Joseph, the first female Arab paratrooper."

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