Positions for Women

Foreign Relations (Kishrei Chutz) – women

kishreihuzzahalIt is an interesting post in Israeli army for women, who want to gain experience in foreign relations. A coordinator for foreign relations is responsible for communicating with armies of other countries and a vaiety of international and peace organizations. The main tasks of “Mashakit Kishur leKohot Zarim” or just “Kishrei Chutz” consists of receiving and transmitting information between TZAHAL and any foreign bodies. (more…)
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Cook (Tabahit) – women

The position of a cook exists at many TZAHAL bases as it is necessary to provide 3 daily meals to all the soldiers and officers. “Tabahit” is usually attached to a chief (a professional under contract: “ish-keva”) who makes up a menu and is in charge of the overall cooking process. Cooks’ duties are: cutting salads, boiling, frying, stewing and even baking. In addition, cooks take care of the kitchen equipment, food reserves and order in the kitchen. (more…)
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Social worker (Mashakit Tash)

«Mashakit Tash» in TZAHAL are responsible for soldiers’ service conditions (in each separate unit or base). A social worker helps soldiers with financial problems during the term of their service, housing problems (for example, to issue a permit for permanent accommodation in a soldier’s house — Beit Hayal), additional days–off, transferring to another place of service, and many other things. (more…)
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Air Force canine handler (Kalbanit Heil Havir)

Canine handlers in the Air Force or «tipul ve iluf klavim» take care of the dogs and training at Israeli Air Force Bases. The position of “Kalbanim Heil havir” perfectly suit women who like dogs and are eager to take care of animals throughout their military service. Being canine handlers, soldiers conduct patrols of the base perimeter with a dog, ensure special military events security, train dogs to execute various commands and look after the animals. (more…)
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Education administrator (Mashakit Hinuch)

The post of “Mashakit Hinuch” in the Israeli Army is a good opportunity for women to gain experience in the sphere the organization of leisure time and education of TZAHAL soldiers. Soldiers in this post are responsible for the organization of training courses in their unit (for example Hebrew course “Ulpanit” or “Nativ” course), for development and implementation of educational programs for TZAHAL soldiers, for cultural events and in-depth knowledge of Israeli history and TZAHAL ideology. (more…)
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