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Meet the Bedouin Who Enlisted Against his Father’s Wishes

"My father kicked me out when he discovered I enlisted," said Ibrahim. But this Bedouin soldier’s dedication to the IDF eventually changed his father’s mind.
Ibrahim finally enlisted into the IDF on March 27th, 2011.

Ibrahim finally enlisted into the IDF on March 27th, 2011.
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An integral part of the country

As for his future plans, Ibrahim insists that, for now, his life is in the army. “I’d like to stay until I become company commander. I want to contribute to this country. I am a part of this country. Everyone serves in the IDF, and there is no reason that I would not do the same.”

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