Why Are More Israeli-Arabs Enlisting In The IDF?

Produced by the ILTV independent media company dedicated to defending Israel with balanced reporting, this video (04:00) explores the growing phenomenon of Israel’s Arab citizens volunteering to serve in the Israel Defense Forces and national service programs, despite backlash from their communities. Interviews with Arab-Israelis reveal Arab soldiers that choose to serve for both ideological and practical reasons, as well as the perspective of Arab-Israeli leaders who vehemently oppose this trend.