For Families of Lone Soldiers, a Postponed IDF Ceremony Can Cost Dearly

The IDF postponement of a Paratroopers Brigade beret ceremony next month forcing families to make a painful decision: spend thousands of dollars to change their flight and hotel reservations or miss it.

The postponement of a military ceremony may be a small inconvenience for the families of Israeli soldiers, but for lone soldiers’ relatives who live overseas it can be a costly hassle.