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8 Medals for Israeli Paralympic Delegation

Israel’s national team won 8 medals in the 2012 Paralympic Games. In total, 1 Gold, 2 Silver, and 5 Bronze medals, were earned. The Gold medal was won by Noam Gershony in the wheelchair tennis (quad category) after beating the #1 ranked player. The medal breakdown is as follows: Shraga

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Noam Gershony wins Gold at Paralympics

Previous to the start of the 2012 London Paralympics, Noam Gershony was one of Israel’s and FIDV’s greatest hopes for winning a Gold medal. Gershony is a member of Beit Halochem (Tel-Aviv). Noam won the Gold medal in wheelchair tennis (quad category) after beating the #1 ranked player, David Wagner

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FIDV-Sponsored Athletes Compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games

FIDV-Sponsored Athletes Compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games This year will be the biggest Paralympic Games to-date, featuring 4,200 participants from 160 countries, competing in 20 different sports. Among those participating are our Beit Halochem athletes. This year’s fifteenth competition starts August 29th and ends September 9th. It is through

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Blind Golfer Zohar Sharon Does it Again

Zohar Sharon won his fourth world title in the B1 division of the World Blind Golf Championships on July 17th. The 59-year-old fired a 45 on the front nine and finished with a 98 for a two-round total of 216. According to Zohar, “It’s still hard to understand that I have

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Fifth Annual Courage in Motion Bike Ride Raises Funds for Beit Halochem Centers

Cyclists will ride from October 21st-25th 50-120 kilometers per day alongside Israel’s disabled veterans. Riders pay a registration fee and raise a minimum of $2,500. With these monies, rehabilitative bike programs at Beit Halochem Centers are funded in addition to physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, therapeutic devices, specialized equipment, sport coaching and cultural

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