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Garin Tzabar
Garin Tzabar
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WHAT WE DO

Tzofim Garin Tzabar was founded in 1991 and is the best solution existing today for young Jewish adults who make Aliyah, wish to make Israel their home, and serve a meaningful service in the IDF as Lone Soldiers.

Tzofim Garin Tzabar is the only program that provides a 360° support system and framework for those who wish to join the IDF as lone soldiers prior to moving to Israel and joining the army, during and after their army service including:

  • Full board Accommodation
  • Assistance with Israel civil services and IDF bureaucracy
  • Integration to Israeli society
  • Building a family within a Host Community in Israel
  • Crafting a new Garin family – A Family For Life

The Process

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    APPLY
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    PREPARATIONS SEMINARS
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    BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY
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    ABSORPTION PERIOD
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    ARMY SERVICE
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    ALUMNI NETWORK

WHY GARIN TZABAR

Benefits for You

Tzofim Garin Tzabar is the only program that provides a 360° support system for those who wish to make Aliyah and join the IDF as lone soldiers

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OVER 7,000

Proud Alumni Participants

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OVER 400

Participants Join per Year

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OVER 40

Different army units contain our soldiers

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40%

of the women in Garin Tzabar with combat medical profiles serve in combat positions

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89%

of the men in Garin Tzabar with combat medical profile serve in combat positions

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1,200

currently serving lone soldiers of Garin Tzabar

Seasonal
Sessions

Garin Tzabar provides participants with flexibility by offering both Winter and Summer sessions, allowing them to choose the timeframe that best aligns with their schedules and preferences as they embark on their new journey.
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SUMMER SESSION

  • SUMMER SESSION

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    Preparation Process

    January-June

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    Absorption Period

    August-November

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    Enlistment

    November-December

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WINTER SESSION

  • WINTER SESSION

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    Preparation Process

    September-November

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    Absorption Period

    December-March

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    Enlistment

    March-April

 

Preparation Process

Where the adventure begins!

Tzofim Garin Tzabar Seminars are held all over the world – choose your location for further information.
If you are currently applying from Israel, your preparation process begins in Israel.

Roi

Kibbutz Ramat Yohanan. Students Garin, Summer 2023

“When I first saw Kibbutz Ramat Yohahan I couldn’t believe how amazing the kibbutz was, and even more importantly how amazing the people are. My Garin and my Kibbutz give me support throughout the most meaningful journey of my life and I truly…
Soldier

Gabby

Kibbutz Ein Tzurim. Religious Garin, Summer 2023

“There is no better program for a lone soldier to draft through than Garin Tzabar. I am so grateful for the community, support, and best friends that Garin Tzabar has gifted me with.”
Soldier

Ari

Kfar Tzabar Ra’anana Village, Garin Mechinot Summer 2022

“As alluring as it sounds, many true challenges lie in the decision to make aliyah and enlist in the IDF as a lone soldier. Garin Tzabar has provided me and my friends with the framework to approach this great service that would have been missing…
Soldier

Esther Seif

Kibbutz Kvutzat Yavne 2017

“From the moment I arrived at Kibbutz Kvutzat Yavneh I knew I had found the support system I was hoping for, provided by Garin Tzabar. My kibbutz isn’t just my home away from home and my Garin my friends, Yavneh is my home and my Garin is my…
Soldier

Yuval

Garin Regba Southeast (Fl), Summer 2019

“When my Garin and I arrived in Moshav Regba, we were immediately welcomed with open arms not only by our amazing Garin Tzabar rakezet and madricha but also by the entire community and my incredible host family. After my army service I decided to stay…
Soldier

Are you ready to go?

Start your journey of becoming an IDF Lone Soldier

YOUR DONATION
MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

Support Our Lone Soldiers in Israel

Lone Soldiers leave their homes and families to protect Israel and ensure its security. We are committed to ensuring they are not alone. Tzofim Garin Tzabar – A Family For Life!

100% of your donation will go to Israel and provide housing, financial assistance, mental support, and well-being for our Lone Soldiers.