• Chava Teitelbaum

Gadna- The Thrive Israeli Defense Force Army Experience

Updated: Mar 31


Watch the video of students going through their first Gadna!


Thrive students got the incredible opportunity to train as if we were experiencing a day in the life of an IDF soldier going through basic training. We were forced to run, crawl, learn how to shoot a gun, fight, and defend ourselves. We ate peanut butter sandwiches; we got woken up in the middle of the night and we learned what it means to fight for our values, to operate as a team, and to stand up for what we believe in.



Scroll through this slideshow of the Thrive Israeli Army experience!


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