Women play key role on an Israeli front

Effort targets smuggling route

Sergeant Tzipora Schindler, 20, moved from Newton to Israel two years ago. She volunteered for the only infantry battalion in the Israel Defense Forces that includes women. Schindler’s battalion helps patrol the southern region of Israel.
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / September 17, 2006

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ON THE ISRAELI-EGYPTIAN BORDER -- Sergeant Tzipora Schindler , a 2004 graduate of Newton South High School, is on the front lines of Israel's other border war, on the lookout for terrorists and smugglers along the country's southern frontier. (Full article: 1529 words)

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