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The Rise and Fall of Mishmar Hayarden During the War of Independence

Hosted By: Volunteers for Israel (VFI)

Explore the little Jewish community of Mishmar HaYarden. It can be compared to the Alamo, where the heroism of the pioneers prevented the Syrians from entering the Galilee and gained some time for the Israeli army to organize and win the War of Independence.

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Yaniv Safrai

Yaniv Safra is a Sergeant Major in the Intelligence Unit, fifth generation of pioneers, dreamers and warriors, founders of the Mishmar HaYarden colony. In the 1980s, Yaniv founded an isolated settlement in the Golan Heights and is now a guide on the roads of Israel.
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Volunteers for Israel (VFI)

Volunteers for Israel (VFI) is the only American organization that creates opportunities for civilian volunteers to serve on Israeli Defence Force bases. VFI partners with Israeli military and civilian organizations that enable volunteers to work side-by-side with Israel's soldiers, providing non-combat support to help maintain the readiness of the IDF to defend Israel. VFI enables the IDF to allocate more of its manpower and finances to military tasks, boosts morale within the IDF, and strengthens personal connections to Israel.
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