Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entrusts the
care of Israel’s older population to the Israeli Defense Forces
amid the fight against COVID-19; This new assignment is known as
Operation Golden Guards.
Amid the ongoing battle against the spread of COVID-19
throughout the Jewish State and surrounding countries, Israeli
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given the responsibility of
caring for Israel’s older population to the Israeli Defense
Forces (IDF) according to Defense Minister Naftali Bennett. In this
new assignment being dubbed Operation Golden Guards, Bennett will
be assembling a nationwide plan to better care for the elderly.
Providing better care includes, but is not limited to, medical
needs, nutrition, and especially checking in on those living in
isolation. The IDF will be working in conjunction with the local
police to help meet the many present needs.
Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett stated, “The IDF and
Defense Ministry take responsibility for maintaining and protecting
the elderly population of the State of Israel. We are embarking on
Operation Golden Guards. The coronavirus harms the older population
much more severely than the young. So, at the heart of the national
plan is to guard the elderly and high-risk populations. For this
purpose, the Home Front Command, IDF, and defense establishment are
fully committed to carrying out the mission, and we will rise to
With the entire nation on shutdown, the IDF will be sent to
eight different police districts that encompass all of Israel.
Israeli Defense Forces to Provide Care for the Elderly Amid Battle
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