You will need
  • Israeli citizenship or relatives of Jews residing on the territory of the country.
To care for a service in Israel must be nationals or have a permanent resident visa. Without citizenship to get into the Israeli army cannot, by contract in this country. However, citizens of other countries who have served at home, can come to Israel to undergo shortened military service. For this purpose there is a special volunteer program. The service life of it is around 18 months, along with a Hebrew course.First, you need to contact the management organizations MAHAL, which is seeking volunteers from other countries. You must confirm that the candidate has Jewish roots, or the Law of Return. The mission of this program is in all countries where there has been an influx of volunteers, particularly in Russia.
After confirmation candidates will need to arrive in Israel for a month and a half before the call to pass a medical examination. Future soldier is sent in accordance with your health condition in the warhead or in the rear. All the remaining time before the call will be organized the intensive study of Hebrew.
Next, you need to study in parts of Israel (4.5 months of combat service, 1 month in the rear). After that, the period for the service is 14 months.After demobilization, each soldier must work another year in the Jewish community of his country on a humanitarian basis as a member of the youth movement.