Profiles

Dotan Meishar

Dotan Meishar

“My whole life was suddenly turned upside down in a second – from a young, strong guy, a fighter soldier serving in one of the most elite combat units in the IDF, I became disabled.”

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Linoy Olenik receives a commendation.

Linoy “Luna” Olenik

Today she is a successful lawyer who specializes in medical rights. Fifteen years ago, Linoy Olenik was the Battalion’s liaison officer in the Kfar Giladi disaster, and the woman who had to identify the victims of the disaster.

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Dr. David Shashar

Dr. David Shashar

Dr. David Shashar was hit by a missile launched by Hezbollah during the Second Lebanon War. Today he is an entrepreneur of medical innovation, who carries with him everywhere the memory of his friends who were killed.

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Dana Pinhasov and her son
Dana Pinhasov and one of her four children when he served in the IDF.

Dana Pinhasov

“I could, back then, 22 years ago, have given up. I was disabled, a scarred woman, and terrified of the new situation. But something within me simply went on…”

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Yogev Ofir

“When I joined the army, I took an oath. I swore to defend my country, no matter what, as well as my friends next to me. And, that is what I did.”

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Alon Dahan with his dog

Alon Dahan

Alon believes from experience that “Without the army, we have no existence and without the Beit Halochem rehabilitation centers, we have no hope.”

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Ira Benimovich beside her prosthetic leg.
Ira Benimovich beside her prosthetic leg.

Ira Benimovich

“I understood that even without a leg one can still advance in the army. I realized that I would have to learn to live with it.”

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Ron Bolotin swimming for rehabilitation.

Ron (Roni) Bolotin

“I was wounded during my military service and became an amputee, but I had been a competitive swimmer before I was wounded. For that reason, I [was able to become] a competitive athlete in the Paralympic Games.”

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Oren Blitzblau

“The feeling of satisfaction as an athlete is a tremendous feeling, but as a victim of terror, on the national level, it’s a huge victory.”

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