Skip to comments.From catwalk to guard duty (Former Contestant on ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Is Now an IDF Recruit)
Posted on 03/26/2012 6:10:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Esther Petrack, made famous in the US as the first observant Jewish contestant on Americas Next Top Model in 2010-2011, is now a soldier in the IDF Armored Corps.
Petrack, born in Jerusalem but raised in Boston, Massachusetts, caused an outcry in American Orthodox circles when her participation in the popular reality show led her to lift her shirt, participate in scantily clad photo shoots, and take part in other nonkosher activities.
Petrack was conscripted into the IDF in December, and is now on the path to becoming a tank instructor.
Her impressions of IDF service? Petrack told Channel 2 that: My nails are no longer what they were, but the girls in the course are nicer than those on the show.
Model Esther Petrack posing on a tank
Cute enough to star in Hunger Games!
(it’s been a while, eh)
Ping! No, we’re not converting so you can join the IDF and get into tanks ...
I missed you on the first ping. ;(
Beautiful women with a soul and purpose, which kinda makes a difference.
We had at least one posting here a year or two back. I found some very impressive IDF women doing a short search.
Aye laddie yes it has been:-)
I liked the comment about the girls in the service vs the show, he he
Is 60 too old to enlist?
Enlisting to try to pick up young IDF chicks isn’t permitted. ;)
Did a search on Spankentruppen, and both of the hits pointed back to FR. So, what’s it mean? Thanks.
Check out some American women soldiers. I happen to have a picture of one :-) not available for publication. 5’ 11”, slim as a rail, smile that would make the sun rise, eyes that match her BDUs, wildly curly dark hair neatly tucked under her hat, snuggled up with some cute Iraqi children. Soldiers who try to talk down to the lady find that she’s bigger than they are. Yeah, I confess, she’s my daughter, and happens to be half Jewish as well.
You must be very proud. Well done.
Spankentruppen = Spank the squad.
The women of less pulchritude do not make it into those threads.
“Enlisting to try to pick up young IDF chicks isnt permitted.”
I found that out a few seconds after Mrs. panax read my post. :(
Good genetics at work. Gotta be proud and sounds like I would melt. May you gain a son-in-law that is like a brother.
My nails are no longer what they were, but the girls in the course are nicer than those on the show.
Spankentruppen is an old FReeper Foxhole term.
It started with bicycle mounted machine gun bearing shock troops in an online war game.
That evolved into finding all manner of photos of actual soldiers, from any time or army, riding bicycles while toting arms.
That evolved into bicycles with fixed mounted guns. Yes we found photos.
Then somebody in the dim past posted a picture of the Queen album cover with a girl on a bicycle.
Which leads to...
The current version of Spankentruppen: who are women in any military, especially US and Isreal, who arm toting arms.
On or next to a tank qualifies.
Only two hits. Wow, it’s been too long. The list used to be much longer. All still pointed back to FR, however.
Thanks for the bit of FReeper history!
Anoreth is a gunner for the US Coast Guard, but it’s not the same as tanks.
I wasn’t smiling over Anoreth’s weapons specialty...( : >)
Anoreth is far too short (5’1”) to be a model ... or a gunner in any service but the Coast Guard. Even there, the riot shotgun knocked her on her teakettle.
The Tax-chick household has a great deal of respect for the State of Israel and the IDF.
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