Ohad sustained a serious shrapnel wound to his head, leaving him unable to speak or walk. Thirteen of his comrades lost their lives and many others were injured.
EVEN during his darkest days while confined in a cold and dirty Damascus prison cell following the Yom Kippur War, Amnon Sharon was sure he would be freed.
The ZDVO Beit Halochem Australia recently held a highly successful awareness campaign in Sydney and Melbourne during the month of September 2015.
On the occasion of his 90th birthday, Ilana Sher of ZDVO Beit Halochem Australia recently presented Alexander Grossman (pictured with his wife Tamara) with a certificate acknowledging his support.
Sydney Event - Beneath the Helmet explores five young soldiers personal lives, dreams, fears and dilemmas, revealing the human side of Israel's military and the inspiring young people who make up the IDF.
The ZDVO Beit Halochem Australia held a very successful awareness and fundraising campaign in Sydney and Melbourne in February 2015. Both communities were inspired by ZDVO’s guest speakers, two young Israeli soldiers recently injured whilst fighting to protect the State of Israel. Ran and Shimon each told their miraculous stories of survival to hundreds of people of all ages.
Sadly, there are are over 700 new injured soldiers that have joined the ZDVO family as a result of Operation Protective Edge They need our help!
Israel and the Hamas terrorist group agreed on Monday to an Egyptian-proposed ceasefire to end four weeks of war in Operation Protective Edge. Israel and the Jewish World mourn the death of the 64 IDF soldiers who bravely fought to protect the citizens of the State of Israel. In addition, 3 Israeli civilians lost their lives. Prime Minister of Israel, Bibi Netanyahu spoke after the ceasefire and reiterated his government's commitment to protect its citizens as well as his sorrow in the loss of lives of innocent people caught up in the conflict.
Israel has begun a ground offensive into Gaza after Hamas rejected cease-fire proposals.The aim: to root out the source of rocket attacks and terrorist tunnels. Israel has the right to defend itself and an obligation to protect its citizens.... More than 48,000 IDF reservists have now been called up for Operation Protective Edge. The offensive is taking place by land, sea and air. We at ZDVO Australia, understand that continued fighting will bring negative consequences for our military heroes. We anticipate that more Israelis will need our help.