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New Jersey Yeshiva Student Now an Israeli Fighter Pilot

‘Lt. B.’ came to Israel to learn Torah for a year and go back to NJ for university. He thought about the army and the Air Force grabbed him, fulfilling his childhood wish to be a pilot. Read and be proud.
Israel Air Force pilot - security procedures prohibit a personal photo of 'Lt. B.' of New Jersey

Israel Air Force pilot - security procedures prohibit a personal photo of 'Lt. B.' of New Jersey
Photo Credit: IDF

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He says his being American and being an observant Jew is accepted and respected by his colleagues, and that he has been involved with “very  interesting discussions” about Judaism with secular Air Force soldiers and officers.

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About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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10 Responses to “New Jersey Yeshiva Student Now an Israeli Fighter Pilot”

  1. but you will have me in anti terror assessment shin bet mossad lol

  2. Myriam Obadia says:

    the human capital is the actual best capital of Israel. What a joy to hear about this young man.

  3. Benny Gamal says:

    May G-D bless you and keep you safe!
    Yasher Kochacha Lt. B
    Sincerely,
    Benny Gamal
    Kohen Hashamein

  4. Anonymous says:

    unfortunately, too few Israeli yeshiva students have the same commitment.

  5. Beautiful! Kol hakavod to Lt. B who will hopefully inspire all Jewish young men (and women) to do army or national service for Israel which is every bit as much their country as those who have made aliyah.

  6. Bless you and keep you, your family must be so proud. Sincerely G v Haberland.

  7. Stuart Rosenthal says:

    Kol HaKavod to Lt. B and the IAF. Where would Israel and the diaspora be without you and the IDF?

  8. Yechiel Baum says:

    A true Jew! If the Charedim truly learn, they should learn from him!

  9. Menorah Seven says:

    May Hashem shine on him and his family! TODAH!

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