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      Archive: 4/26/2012
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        4/26/2012, Iyar 4, 5772

      Disabled Veterans and Families Celebrate by Thousands


      Thousands of disabled veterans of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their families celebrated Yom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day), Thursday at Fighter Houses operated by the Association of Disabled Veterans of the IDF. An estimated 2,000 visited the Haifa branch and 1,800 turned out in Be'er Sheva'.

      Association Chairman Chaim Bar said, "This day is of great importance to us, the disabled veterans of the IDF. I was thrilled by at the sight of Fighter Houses across the country filled with members of the organization, visitors, families and children."