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July 23, 2012 7:34 am

Record Number of Young Americans Enlist in IDF

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Soldiers from the Golani Brigade take part in a military exercise with IAF forces in the Golan Heights. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – While the Knesset toils in the draft-for-all debate, some people can’t wait to enlist. This summer sees a record breaking number of 350 young Jews from North America who will immigrate to Israel to join the Israeli army, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Monday.

The first plane batch of these patriotic new recruits has already been nicknamed “The Bakum flight of Nefesh B’Nefesh,” with Bakum referring to the IDF induction center.

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