Should IDF Soldiers Be Allowed to Visit Kindergartens for Army Talk?

As Israel prepares to mark Memorial Day, many educators worry about the long-term effects of such events.

An apparently growing number of combat soldiers are being invited to speak to kindergarten children aged 3-4 on Memorial Day for Israel’s fallen. Invitations to the soldiers are independent initiatives by teachers or municipalities, and the Education Ministry cannot provide figures as to how prevalent the practice is.