MOORESVILLE – The public is invited to hear from Israeli Army solders Zak Yitro Halamish and Andrey Ron who will speak May 12 at 7 p.m. at Fairview United Methodist Church, 1430 Mecklenburg Hwy.

Co-sponsored by the Jewish Council of Lake Norman and the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, the men will talk about their lives as Israeli “Lone Soldiers,” a special category of Israeli Defense Force soldiers who come to Israel without any accompanying family members, according to a new release. “Israel’s armed forces … has identified these soldiers for special care. Extra effort is made to help them acculturate and feel at home in Israel.”

For more information, call the federation office at 704-944-6757.