Military service

Israel Honors Its Fallen with Understated Architectural Gem

A wide path gently curves underground revealing an undulating cavern, winning praise for both its unassuming architecture and its purpose, as Israel’s new national monument to members of its security services killed in the line of duty.

A picture taken on December 18, 2017 shows Etan Kimmel, architect whose designed the the National Memorial Hall for Israels Fallen next to the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, containing the names of every man and women who died during their military or security service since 1860. / AFP …

Research Indicates Israeli Men Live Longer Due to Military Service

With a projected lifespan of nearly 81 years, Israeli men enjoy one of the highest life expectancies in the world. Some researchers believe the country’s mandatory military service is indirectly responsible for the public health phenomenon.

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