WHAT did you do Sunday, July 20, 2014? Go to the mountains? Paint the spare bedroom? Mow the lawn? Stroll through the mall? Visit the grandchildren?
For Noémi Guiot, Sunday consummated a lifelong desire that has no birth date or expiration stamp.
The 17-year-old made aliyah to Israel, in the middle of a fierce war, to join the IDF.
“My parents are right-wing Zionists,” Noémi tells the IJN a few frenetic days before her Nefesh b’Nefesh charter flight. “I grew up with a love of Israel.
“And it’s been my dream since a very young age to serve in the military.”