The purpose of this page is to help raise money for the Kedem Battalion of Israel's Combat Search and Rescue Unit, part of the Home front Command. A little about these soliders: The Search and Rescue Brigade was created in 2009, making it a relatively new unit in the IDF. A regular day in Kedem consists of guarding, patrols and other missions on Israel's borders and in various Arab…
A big thank you to all those who have donated so far! With your help, we have raised a total of $700 (2800 shekels) through causes.com and Yashar Lachayal's website.
Please note that this website takes 4% from the donations. Please donate through https://www.yasharlachayal.org/donate/ in order to…Read More
Question from earlier this week: Do other units receive thermals?
Fleece jackets and "water backpacks" are the priorities here. Other units receive them from the army, while Kedem received enough for only half of its soldiers. Thermal shirts, gloves, and hats are things not usually given…Read More
The following video explains the training the soldiers go through in the Kedem Battalion (in hebrew).
Yasmeen (pictured in the photo) is a lone soldier serving in the unit from England. She spent the first year of her service in and out of…Read More
Letter from Executive Director -
My name is Leon Blankrot, I am the Executive Director of Yashar LaChayal. We are unique in many ways, especially that all the operational expenses incurred by the organization are paid for by a donor family located in Florida, which allows us to guarantee…Read More