IDF soldiers of elite Givati brigade seen during training near the city of Beit Shemesh, Sept. 27, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) Yonatan Sindel/Flash90
IDF Soldier

While formal education is obviously a major factor in determining one’s career trajectory, for Israelis it’s generally a bit different.

Israeli men and women are drafted into the military at the age of 18.

The specific units in which one serves can heavily shape that individual’s future professional life.

i24 News speaks with current startup CEOS as well as former IDF members for their take on how their military service shaped their careers.






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