IDF lone soldier Michaela ‘Mika’ Levit was found dead outside her base last week, having left a note to her family describing recent ‘hardships’

Family searching for answers after US-born IDF lone soldier dies by suicide
by Judah Ari Gross
May 19, 2019

After US-born lone soldier Michaela Levit died by suicide outside her base in central Israel last week, her family started looking for answers, turning to her friends and comrades for an explanation of what led the 19-year-old woman to end her own life. Levit, who served in the mixed-gender Caracal Battalion, was found dead on her base last Wednesday. Her body was flown back for burial in North Lauderdale, Florida, on Friday afternoon…Levit moved to Israel in 2017, joining the Israel Defense Forces that November through the Garin Tzabar program, which assists young men and women who come to the Jewish state without their parents to join the military. READ MORE

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