Nahal

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Nahal

(nəˈhɑːl)
n
1. (in Israel) a military youth organization
2. (not capital) an agricultural settlement, esp in a border area, set up or manned by Nahal members
[C20: from Hebrew acronym for No'ar Halutzi Lohem Pioneer and Military Youth]
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After an athletic childhood--he was Israel's junior high jump and shot put champion--Einstein got his stun in music when he was accepted into the Nahal Brigade troupe, the Israel Defense Forces' prestigious army band.
In one of the testimonies, a first sergeant in the Nahal Brigade said, "On your first arrest mission you're sure it's a big deal, and it is actually bullshit.
It said: "The video 'Batallion 50 Rock the Hebron Casbah' shows six dancing Nahal Brigade soldiers, armed and wearing bulletproof vests, patrolling as a Muslim call to prayer is heard.
CDATA[ Ten soldiers from the IDF's Nahal Brigade refused to cooperate with a platoon commander whom they say they do not trust.
Jeff Key, a former lance corporal in the US Marines and Dan Tsahor, a green beret in Israel's Nahal Brigade, discussed their reasons for refusing to take up arms against occupied populations at several Southern
Another factor to emerge is that many of the dead had been drawn from the Nahal Brigade, the source of many IDF special forces recruits in the past.