What to bring with you to draft day (yom giyus):

  • Electric razor• Flashlight• Underwear
  • A few nylon bags (for dirty laundry, garbage, etc.)
  • Cutting knife
  • Lighter
  • Magic Marker
  • Pen
  • Notepad
  • Additional 5 white and / or khaki T-shirts
  • Shorts and sneakers (for exercise classes)
  • Toilet paper / Tissues
  • Sheets (However, army provides you with sleeping bag)
  • Shower clogs
  • Book and / or discman for waiting time
  • Talit & Tfilin (if you’re religious)

What you will receive on draft day (yom giyus):

  • Dog Tag (to wear on your neck and for your boots)
  • Duffel bag
  • Towel (medium size)
  • 3 pairs of underpants, 3 khaki T-shirts and 5 pairs of army socks (gray)
  • 3 pairs of army pants, 3 shirts and 1 belt
  • 1 beret
  • 2 pairs of army boots
  • Small bag full of useful accessories (extra buttons, elastic bands, needle and thread, toothbrush)
  • 1 bandage
  • 1 sweater (upon request)
  • 1 winter jacket