"I knew that I must help Israel"
Born to a British father and Israeli mother, these twins grew up in sunny Silicon Valley, but still felt connected to their Jewish heritage. “We were born there, grew up there, and every year during summer vacation we would visit Israel.”
Still, Ari wanted to become closer with the State of Israel.
“I didn’t feel that I was connected to Israel,” he says. “I felt very connected to the Jewish religion but not to Israel. The Israeli part was lacking.
I wanted to come to Israel, to get to know the State of Israel and to enlist. I wanted to be part of this story.”
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