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2020 Leadership Additions at ZDVO-Beit Halochem

Major General Elyezer Shkedy, former Commander of the Israel Air Force and Director General of El Al, has been appointed Chairman of the International Board of the Friends Organizations of the ZDVO in Israel and the world over.  For the past five years, Shkedy had served as Chairman of the Board of the Friends of ZDVO in Israel.

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Group at 2019 Honor Delegation Meeting

2019 Honor Delegation Meets with FIDV in NYC

Reuven Magnagey and Oren Or Bittoun, two disabled veterans from Israel participating in the 2019 Israel Honor Day Delegation, spoke to the Board of Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans-Beit Halochem, and their guests, on November 19 in New York City. Michael A. Leichtling, FIDV Board Chair, and Advocate Edan Kleiman, new Chair of the ZDVO Board in Israel, welcomed everyone.

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Fern and Isaac Seinuk CIM 2019

Isaac and Fern Seinuk: Courage In Motion 2019

Dr. Isaac Seinuk, longtime Trustee of Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans-Beit Halochem, and his wife Fern, participated in the 2019 Courage in Motion ride in Israel, October 27-31. CIM is a bicycled-based journey that supports Beit Halochem, while also including disabled veterans riding along with the touring athletes.

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The delegation from AIPAC/AIEF visits Beit Halochem in Israel.

AIPAC/AIEF Delegation Visits Beit Halochem

In the first week of September 2019, a very distinguished delegation of American friends, many of whom have a military background, visited Beit Halochem. Part of a now three-year collaboration between Beit Halochem and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the American Israel Education Fund (AIEF), the delegates met disabled veterans, toured the Beit Halochem facility, and discussed issues related to the heroes’ rehabilitation challenges and accomplishments.

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Runners at the start

10th Annual Run/Walk in Woodmere

At the 10th Annual 5 Towns 5K Run/Walk, held on Sunday, May 19, 2019, an eager crowd of close to 400 braved uncertain weather in North Woodmere Park to raise awareness and critical operating funds for the Beit Halochem centers in Israel.

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FIDV-Beit Halochem Valencia Bay Club Hosts First Meeting

We are happy to announce that our friends at Valencia Bay, Florida, have formed the Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans-Beit Halochem Club. At this initial breakfast meeting on April 28, close to 50 people came together to learn more about how Beit Halochem helps disabled veterans and survivors of terror attacks in Israel.

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