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News and updates about IDF Disabled Veterans

Soldier seriously wounded in battle in northern Gaza

IDF soldier from the HaMarom Brigade was seriously wounded in battle with terrorists in the northern Gaza Strip yesterday.

Soldier seriously wounded in battle in northern Gaza

4 soldiers seriously wounded in Gaza

3 soldiers seriously wounded in northern Gaza, 1 soldier seriously wounded in southern Gaza in combat today.

4 soldiers seriously wounded in Gaza

PM visits wounded soldiers at Sheba Hospital

On Israel's 76th Independence Day, PM Netanyahu visits soldiers wounded during war, hears their desire for Israel to achieve complete victory.

PM visits wounded soldiers at Sheba Hospital

Officer receives award from President - in a wheelchair

Staff Sergeant Chen Na'imi was awarded a distinguished service award for Yom Ha'atzmaut. The officer, who fought in the war, was severely wounded and is in the process of a long rehabilitation.

Officer receives award from President - in a wheelchair

IDF soldier wounded by rocket fire in southern Israel

Following the sirens that sounded earlier in the day in the area of Shlomit, eight launches were identified crossing from the area of Rafah into the area of Kerem Shalom.

IDF soldier wounded by rocket fire in southern Israel

Tulkarem op:

Doctors fighting for life of wounded officer

The condition of the Yamam counterterrorism officer who was wounded on Saturday near Tulkarem continues to be very severe and unstable.

Doctors fighting for life of wounded officer

Karnei Shomron welcomes wounded soldiers

Dozens of Karnei Shomron residents held a moving welcome ceremony for Ariel Galili, a local resident and student of the Golan Yeshiva, who was injured in the battle in Gaza.

Karnei Shomron welcomes wounded soldiers

Hezbollah claims responsibility

Four soldiers wounded in explosion near northern border

One soldier was severely injured, two were moderately injured, and a fourth was lightly injured. The IDF stated that the source of the explosion was unknown and that the incident was under review.

Four soldiers wounded in explosion near northern border

Yeshiva students greet wounded veteran

Ben Buchnik arrived in Israel from life-saving surgery in the US and was met by seniors from the Netivot Yosef yeshiva-high school in Mitzpe Yericho who sang and danced.

Yeshiva students greet wounded veteran

Wounded in battle Yeshiva students dance on Purim

Mevaser Dwight, a student in the Karnei Shomron Hesder Yeshiva, and Second Lieutenant Noam Alon, a student at Yeshivat Hakotel, who were both seriously wounded in Gaza, were filmed dancing at their respective yeshivas.

Wounded in battle Yeshiva students dance on Purim

7 students from Yeshivat HaGolan wounded in Gaza

The yeshiva announced that several of its students were wounded in combat in Gaza this morning.

7 students from Yeshivat HaGolan wounded in Gaza

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Eyal Golan sings together with wounded soldier

Popular Israeli singer visits soldier wounded in Gaza who was unconscious for days and whose hand had to be amputated.

Eyal Golan sings together with wounded soldier

Soccer club hosts soldiers wounded in Gaza

The club held a ceremony before the game to hear the soldiers' stories and honor their fallen comrades.

Soccer club hosts soldiers wounded in Gaza

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New application helps IDF medics treat casualties

A mobile application developed during the war allows medical personnel to pass information more easily between caregivers.

New application helps IDF medics treat casualties

Wounded soldier chased protester out of hospital

A soldier who lost a leg in Gaza confronted a protester against Prime Minister Netanyahu, and eventually chased him out of the hospital's rehabilitation ward while hopping on his remaining leg.

Wounded soldier chased protester out of hospital

'Mow them down':

Wounded reservist's plea to Netanyahu

Elisha Medan, an IDF reservist who lost both his legs, met the PM and asked him not to stop the fighting against Hamas and asked that Israel not return to the pre-war reality.

Wounded reservist's plea to Netanyahu

Wounded commander recounts:

'I thought I wouldn't make it'

Lt. Col. M., commander of the Egoz unit, was severely wounded fighting terrorists in Kibbutz Kissufim on October 7th.

'I thought I wouldn't make it'

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Omer Adam's touching tribute to Idan Amedi

Adam took the stage and sang the song that first gave Amedi notoriety: "Ke'ev Shel Lohamim" (Pain of Warriors), which is about the emotional scars of combat and he composed himself based on his experiences in the IDF's Combat Engineering Corps.

Omer Adam's touching tribute to Idan Amedi

Aliyah Minister's son wounded in Gaza

The son of Minister Ofir Sofer, himself a disabled veteran, was lightly wounded in battle in Khan Yunis.

Aliyah Minister's son wounded in Gaza

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Wounded warrior dances as he leaves hospital

Avraham, a soldier in the Armored Brigade, was released from Shaare Zedek Medical Center. As he left he danced down a red carpet flanked by medical clowns.

Wounded warrior dances as he leaves hospital

Y. was severely wounded in Gaza:

'I decided that I won't die here'

SFC Y. recounted the first moments of the war and the moment an RPG hit him.

'I decided that I won't die here'

Defense Ministry estimates:

12,500 veterans to be recognized as disabled due to war

Officials in the Rehabilitation Department are discussing the immediate need for more staff to contend with the influx of disabled veterans.

12,500 veterans to be recognized as disabled due to war

Man who self immollated for being denied wounded vet status dies

Defense Ministry says Bar Kalaf suffered from a mental illness unrelated to PTSD or military service.

Man who self immollated for being denied wounded vet status dies

Invisible Album:

Music helps IDF veterans with PTSD

Israeli initiative aims to connect IDF veterans with PTSD to rehabilitation programs

Music helps IDF veterans with PTSD

IDF veteran attempts to set himself, rehab center on fire

Disgruntled veteran whose application to be recognized as a disabled veteran was refused taken to hospital after attempted arson.

IDF veteran attempts to set himself, rehab center on fire

Wounded-In-Action IDF veterans teach NY students self-defense

Yossi Amar was almost killed in a terror attack, his quick thinking and training in mixed martial arts helped him overcome the terrorist.

Wounded-In-Action IDF veterans teach NY students self-defense

Wounded IDF soldiers:

'Only we can understand each other'

We meet a group of wounded soldiers who were taken by the Belev Echad organization to a vacation in northern Israel.

'Only we can understand each other'

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

For the first time: Researchers identify brain wounds in IDF veterans with PTSD, relieve their symptoms using hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Gantz visits fighters wounded in clashes with terrorists

Defense Minister visits two fighters who were seriously wounded in clashes with terrorists: We will continue to pray for their recovery.

Gantz visits fighters wounded in clashes with terrorists

Disabled IDF veterans receive holiday gift from Chabad

Dozens of IDF vets injured during their military service visit Kfar Chabad and receive a gift ahead of the Sukkot holiday.

Disabled IDF veterans receive holiday gift from Chabad

Self-immolated Gaza veteran breathing on his own again

26-year-old IDF vet suffering who set himself on fire in front of the Min of Defense rehabilitation department breathing on his own.

Self-immolated Gaza veteran breathing on his own again

Massive search-and-rescue mission launched for IDF veteran

Fifty-year-old Aviram Ben-Ari, an IDF veteran, has disappeared in the Kfar Shmaryahu region.

Massive search-and-rescue mission launched for IDF veteran

'For them the war never ends'

Chairman of the Jerusalem District in IDF Disabled Soldiers' org: Israeli society needs the day of recognition more than disabled IDF vets.

'For them the war never ends'

Supporters of FIDF to cycle across Israel

Supporters of Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) gearing up for an intense six-day bicycle ride through Israel this month.

Supporters of FIDF to cycle across Israel

Condition of wounded officers improves

Officers wounded apprehending murderers of Rabbi Raziel Shevach could be released from the hospital tomorrow.

Condition of wounded officers improves

President visits combat soldier wounded last night in Jenin

'We continue to say to anyone who wishes to harm us - we will find you, wherever you are.'

President visits combat soldier wounded last night in Jenin

Six weeks of terror, 19 new disabled veterans

19 soldiers and border police accepted into Ministry of Defense rehabilitative programs since October 1; 594 since last year.

Six weeks of terror, 19 new disabled veterans

Teen Donates Bar Mitzvah Gifts to Disabled Vets

13 year-old Adam Yanklovitch made special trip to Israel to see IDF Disabled Veterans' rehabilitation center himself for the cause.

Teen Donates Bar Mitzvah Gifts to Disabled Vets

Ya'alon Wishes Wounded Soldiers a Better New Year

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon on Monday visited soldiers wounded during Operation Protective Edge at Levinstein Hospital.

Ya'alon Wishes Wounded Soldiers a Better New Year

Critically Wounded Soldier Opens Eyes for First Time

Ohad Ben-Yishai, who was critically wounded and sedated for two weeks, finally opened his eyes on Saturday.

Critically Wounded Soldier Opens Eyes for First Time

Parents of Lone Soldier Flown to Israel to See Their Injured Son

The parents of Moshe Hirt, who was wounded in Gaza, were brought to Israel thanks to El Al and the head of Moshe’s yeshiva.

Parents of Lone Soldier Flown to Israel to See Their Injured Son

Ex-Soldier: Child Terrorists Led to PTSD

An ex-soldier claims that terrorist groups’ use of child soldiers caused mental illness. He is suing for health coverage.

Ex-Soldier: Child Terrorists Led to PTSD

IDF Wounded Tour America

Disabled IDF soldiers tour America on a special trip taking them to New York and Washington DC.

IDF Wounded Tour America

Wounded Soldiers on US Trip

Wounded IDF soldiers recall trip to US and Canada hosted by the Chabad Israel Center.

Wounded Soldiers on US Trip

Wounded IDF Soldiers Honored by Manhattan Synagogue

Dozens of IDF soldiers were honored on Shabbat by the Chabad Israel Center of the Upper East Side and the Chabad Terror Victims Project.

Wounded IDF Soldiers Honored by Manhattan Synagogue

Peres Visits Wounded Soldiers, Offers Thanks

President Peres visits soldiers wounded in clash on Gaza-bound boats.

Peres Visits Wounded Soldiers, Offers Thanks