A teenage pop sensation becomes a soldier, and the Israeli army tries to cope – The Washington Post
But for the foreseeable future, every media interview, every public appearance, every television taping and photo shoot must be strictly coordinated with the Israeli army.
Kirel, 19, was drafted into the army six months ago under Israels mandatory conscription law. And as teen pop superstardom encounters military conformity, it is proving to be a challenge for the wildly popular singer who cannot walk down the street without being mobbed by fans as well as for the army brass.
Its not easy, but…