Women Warriors – Cover story on breast cancer in Jpost magazine

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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