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Why do Israeli men live so long?

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Published: 10 December 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Why do Israeli men live so long? Army service, study says – Tamar Pileggi - The Times of Israel 07.12.16
New research indicates mandatory draft indirectly responsible for higher-than-average life expectancy among men. Arab Israelis, who generally do not serve in the IDF, on average suffer from higher rates of heart and vascular diseases than their Jewish counterparts.

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In bid to belong, Israeli Arabs sign up for Israel's army - Rinat Harash - Reuters 08.12.16

Israel’s Muslim Arab soldiers
December 26, 2015

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