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Biking across Israel for Beit Halochem and disabled veterans

There are five different routes for the 180 Canadian, American, British and 120 disabled IDF veterans taking part, including off-roading, touring and extreme sports.

Grapevine October 19, 2022: A peopled holy day

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

IDF veterans tour US college campuses to change narrative on Israeli-Arab conflict

Dana Ophir and Matan Rutger, former IDF soldiers that were wounded during their service, toured close to a dozen colleges on the East Coast.

04/10/2022

Where to house traumatized IDF soldiers? Defense Min. debates

The Defense Ministry committee will examine the unique needs of IDF disabled people dealing with post-trauma – specifically in the field of housing.

IDF captain who stopped Syrian forces in Yom Kippur War dies at 71

Israel's Brigadier General Emi Plant helped stop Syrian forces in the battles of the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War, despite harrowing odds.

Can PTSD be diagnosed via saliva? - study

Thanks to this study, it could be possible, in the future, to use objective molecular and biological characteristics to diagnose PSTD sufferers, taking into account environmental influences.

Car, housing bill for disabled veterans, more One Soul reforms announced

A new IDF "One Soul" reform to ease to process for soldiers seeking disability status was announced by Prime Minister Yair Lapid.

Defense Ministry implements One Soul reform for disabled IDF veterans

The Rehabilitation Division has begun to implement recommendations from the Committee for Preventing Violence and Suicide Among Disabled IDF Veterans.

This Jewish-American organization is helping IDF soldiers with PTSD with dogs

Dogs4Soldiers, under the Belev Echad organization, combines dog therapy with other treatment methods to help IDF veterans battling PTSD.

26/06/2022
 President Isaac Herzog and disabled IDF veteran Itzik Saidian

Itzik Saidian makes first public appearance since self-immolation

Saidian was greeted by President Isaac Herzog at an event hosted by Sheba Medical Center, where he has been hospitalized in the hospital's burn unit since the self-immolation.

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