BY REBECCA MELLER
Right off the plane early Monday morning, the students of Write on for Israel literally hit the ground running. After a hike exploring the roots of the Jewish people and a tour of the Rabin institute, the students had the honor and privilege of hearing from Lt. Colonel Peter Lerner, head spokesman for the IDF. Lerner is tasked with speaking to the three primary audiences for the IDF: The Israeli people worried about their children and siblings, an international community which is eager to hear about the actions and concerns of the IDF, and the Arab world best critical of the actions of the army.
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