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Israel’s Shabak is recruiting


Israel’s Shabak, also known as the Shin Bet, is recruiting people to become elite bodyguards for the Israeli leadership.

By Itamar Eichner


The public barely knows about its existence. They mainly see it on their TVs, while people armed with pistols and earpieces are surrounding the leaders of the country.

They are the VIP Protection Unit of the Shin Bet, and they’re looking for the next generation to protect Israel’s leaders.

Screenshot from the Shin Bet video

Still from the Shin Bet video

Last week the Shin Bet sent out a WhatsApp message featuring a video which portrayed the intense and important work of protecting the state leadership – including the president and the prime minister – against terrorists and sabotage both in Israel and abroad. Continue Reading »