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Meeting of international delegation
Delegation members and participants (from left): Dr. Moshe Shemma, CEO of the Zahal Disabled Veterans Fund; Gabi Ashkenazi, former IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen.(res.); and Haim Ronen, executive director of ZVDO. (photo credit: AYELET GABAI)

International delegation visits Israel to raise funds for disabled soldiers

  BY DANIEL K. EISENBUD | JULY 5, 2017 An international delegation of CEOs representing the Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans organization arrived in Israel this week to meet with wounded soldiers and raise money for a new rehabilitation facility in Ashdod. The organization’s fund-raising efforts are on behalf of

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From Generation to Generation:

Israel was always dear to the hearts of Mike and Renia Cukier, z”l. Born in Sosnowiec, Poland, they grew up down the street from one another, and became childhood sweethearts. When the Second World War broke out, Sosnowiec was one of the first towns in Poland to be overrun by the Nazis.

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Almost 400 participants took part in the Annual Fun Run.

All Ages Turn Out for Beit Halochem

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, an eager crowd gathered in North Woodmere Park to raise funds and awareness for Beit Halochem and the disabled veterans of Israel. This was the 8th Annual FIDV 5 Towns 5k Run/Walk, and almost 400 participants took part, including 60 children in the Annual Fun Run.

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Some 15,000 people will benefit from the proximity of the Ashdod Beit Halochem location.

Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards Grant to FIDV

We would like to thank The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust for their commitment to help the disabled heroes of Israel. They have approved a two-year grant of $2 million to support the construction of the new Beit Halochem rehabilitation, sports and recreation center in Ashdod. (Learn

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Funding opportunities at Beit Halochem

Beit Halochem centers in Israel offer rehabilitation therapies, equipment, facilities and psychological support to Israel’s war disabled. These heroes face a long and difficult battle – the battle for their own rehabilitation.

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