ZDVO NEWS HEADLINES
The ZDVF hosted the First International Partners Networking Session held in Israel between July 2-6, 2017.
Shlomi Lazmy pioneered 10-pin bowling for the blind in Israel. He took first place in the 2017 International Blind Sports Federation event in Japan.
Israel’s National Youth Basketball Team, accompanied by former super star player and coach Oded Katash, visited the Zahal Disabled Veterans Organization (ZDVO) last week. At a friendly game against Beit Halochem Tel Aviv’s Wheelchair Basketball Team, the disabled veterans beat them 14-12.
In the Mixed Co-Ed Four category, Israeli rowers Shay-Lee Mizrachi, Simona Goren, Achiya Klein, Barak Hatzor and Leah Sas won the Bronze Medal....
450 guests attended Beit Halochem’s 6th annual dinner at The Dorchester on 17 May 2017. The evening raised in excess of £1 Million. Two Beit Halochem veterans and a mother of a veteran, spoke movingly throughout the evening about the impact that their injuries had had on their lives, their experiences at Beit Halochem and subsequent rehabilitation.
There is a select group of soldiers in the history of Israel’s ongoing existential struggle who either gave their lives or became disabled fighting to ensure its survival. The mission of the Zahal Disabled Veterans Organization is to rehabilitate and help return the nation’s tens of thousands of wounded soldiers to a stable, fruitful life.