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WWII veteran recognized as 'nazi fighter' by Justice Ministry

Giorgi Ginzburg, who came to Israel from Azerbaijan, fought for the Red Soviet Army during the war. He will now receive the acclaim and benefits that come with being a World War II hero.

A protest by disabled IDF veterans in Tel Aviv, April 18, 2021

Disabled IDF veteran tries to commit suicide outside DM office

A disabled IDF veteran attempted to end his life outside the Defense Ministry's Rehabilitation Division at Tel Hashomer.

A protest by disabled IDF veterans in Tel Aviv, April 18, 2021

Bill to abolish income test for disabled IDF veterans passes 1st reading

A bill to abolish the income test for disabled IDF veterans passed its first reading as part of the “One Soul” reform program.

IDF veterans discuss IDF and Israel with US college students

The Belev Echad organization works with Chabad on Campus to young IDF veterans to the US for two weeks of exposure, awareness and inspiration.

By ELI MANDELBAUM
02/12/2021

From combat to coding: Soldier's reps aim to enlist veterans to hi-tech

The Golani Association aims to bring more veterans into the world of high-tech with a new track.

IDF wounded veterans receive honors at tribute event

The tribute event opened with TED lectures by IDF wounded Oren Blitzblau and Dana Pinchasov, continued with a lecture by the poet Shimrit Orr,  author of the song “Hallelujah."

By MICHAL GALANTI
24/11/2021

FIDF holds sixth annual bike ride in Israel in support of soldiers

The cyclists visited several IDF bases during their ride, from the Mount Hermon military base to the 91st Gallilee Division, which oversees security along the border with Lebanon.

Veterans' Day: Afghanistan vet reflects on US withdrawal - opinion

Micah Quinney Jones dedicated years to service in the US army. The US withdrawal from Afghanistan has left him with conflicting emotions.

By MICAH QUINNEY JONES
11/11/2021

Building Jerusalem’s ‘other’ wall, one honoree at a time

As the United States celebrates Veterans Day, Israel’s Ammunition Hill, the battle site that led to Jerusalem’s reunification, adds its 500th honoree on Jewish National Fund-USA’s Wall of Honor.

By JOSHUA WOOLF
11/11/2021

IDF Disabled Veterans to share stories with schoolchildren

During IDF Disabled Veterans Appreciation Month, students will attend ceremonies, lessons and meetings with veterans to learn more about them.

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