1-888-4L-SOLDIER (1-888-457-6534)

Please ask your soldiers to send to you the following information:

  • The way they spell there name in Hebrew.
  • Their mispar eeshee, which is their military ID number.
  • What battalion and unit they are in and what base they are posted on for example: Paratropers 101, Palchan Golanin etc.
  • Their direct commander’s name and phone number.
  • Their full address in Israel along with roommates names and phone numbers. If your child lives on a kibbutz then the kibbutz director’s name and phone number.
  • The names and numbers of their adopted family If they have one
  • The name and phone number of their mashakit tash (social worker)

Here are some useful numbers for your soldier (and you too):

The Michael Levin Lone Soldier Foundation – Jerusalem 02-5022211; Tel Aviv 03-5601931

Michael Meyerheim – Lone Soldier Center (works directly with soldiers) 972 054 9842298

IDF Lone Soldier Hotline – Moked Chayalim – (this is run by the IDF and charged with making sure that lone soldiers get what they are matkali – are entitled to 1111

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