When it comes to defending Israel, women serve an equal and important role in the IDF, fulfilling a wide assortment of positions.
The life of a soldier is neither glamorous nor safe, but it brings a sense of accomplishment and pride. The IDF prides itself on its diversity, as its soldiers include Israelis of all ethnic and religious backgrounds, both male and female.
This video shows life in the IDF from the female perspective. There is true equality here. Women get dirty, they get hurt and, unfortunately, there are times when they give their lives.