TITLE

If Israel Did it, Why not the U.S.?

AUTHOR(S)
De Wind, Dorian
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;2/16/2010, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the opportunity given by Israel for women to join the military. It explores the equal responsibilities, duty assignments and advancement opportunities displayed among women in Israel similar to their male counterparts. Specifically, the author discloses his admiration to the Israel Defense Forces for integrating women into their forces, making the country to be considered among the finest fighting forces in the world.
ACCESSION #
48126017

 

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