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High School to the Home Front

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Beneath the Helmet explores the story of Five Israeli high school graduates drafted into the military. Eden Adler (First Lieutenant), Oren Giladi (Private), Mekonan Abebe (Private), Eilon Cohen (Private), Coral Amarani (Sergeant) enter training for eight months, 



discovering their core values, unearthing emotions from the past, and learning that their teenage lives are now changed forever.


The documentary highlights a few different positions the teens hold, ranging from First Lieutenant to Private, Sergeant and Commander. 

The documentary highlights a few different positions the teens hold, ranging from First Lieutenant to Private, Sergeant and Commander. Mekonan and Oren are both Privates, who emigrated to Israel from Ethiopia and Switzerland. After joining the army, the two became the best of friends — despite their different upbringing.
The other three teens featured are Coral, Eden, and Eilon — all of whom hail from Israel.Coral is from the affluent neighborhood of Herzliya Pituach an…