Women of the Israel Army

isn is2 Israeli women play a vital role in the Israeli Armed Forces.All citizens are drafted at the age of 18, the guys are required to complete 3 years of service and the women 2 years.Women may be exempted if they are married, pregnant, or are mothers. A woman may also chose not to serve if she feels it conflicts with her religious observance. Most women who choose this option spend these years as volunteers in hospitals, old age centers, with needy children or other worthy causes.