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‘We are brothers with the same fate’

‘We are brothers with the same fate,’ says Staff Sgt. Brian Mast, who was seriously injured in Afghanistan, to former IDF soldiers at Beit Halochem in Tel Aviv. A US soldier who sustained severe wounds in Afghanistan met with Israeli counterparts at the Beit Halochem Sport Center for Disabled Veterans

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Young Leaders Unite: FIDV-Beit Halochem in New York City

We are pleased to introduce the future of Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans-Beit Halochem, the Young Leaders Committee. This new team of energetic millennials will focus on raising awareness of the organization’s mission and critical program funds. On September 10, 2014 Michael Leichtling, longtime FIDV Chair, hosted the Young Leaders

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Beit Halochem Awaits the Wounded

by Henry Benjamin for | August 25, 2014 On July 8, 2014, Israeli forces entered Gaza marking the beginning of a continuing operation to counter rockets and tunnels aimed at and built for assaults on the people of Israel. The injuries, many of them lifelong, sustained by members of

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FIDV Board Meeting: Prof. Yuval Neria Discusses His Work on PTSD

Professor Yuval Neria, Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, and Director of Trauma and PTSD at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), was the Guest Speaker at the November 2013 FIDV Board meeting. Prof. Neria is involved in developing and testing novel, neuroscience-informed

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