Jerusalem Post, October 3, 2014
Fresh out of California State University, Fullerton, Maya set out on the Zionist path chosen by select 20-something American Jews who feel a pull to the Jewish state: she volunteered in the IDF.
Stationed at the tense Kerem Shalom crossing on the Gaza border, she had to adapt to a new language, mentality and culture – on top of a renewed battle with Hamas. Just as she arrived to serve in the foreign relations unit, Gilad Schalit was kidnapped.
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