The Israeli Defense Forces’ spokesperson unit has published a series of videos on Youtube lauding the critical roles of its female soldiers that have gone viral.
Gender integration is a hot topic in Israel, with headlines about segregated buses making headlines worldwide. As part of its revitalized internet public diplomacy campaign, the IDF’s public relations department has uploaded films demonstrating the opposite among its troops.
In the following film the IDF shows how its troops are not solely battle-ready fighters, but also civilian instructors teaching safety to children.
IDF paramedics, both male and female, are shown in action in the West Bank, treating “soldiers, civilians, and Palestinians” alike.