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Despite cerebral palsy he graduates as IDF officer

B.’s partial paralysis in all four limbs made him exempt from the Israeli Defence Forces. But B. volunteered and was assigned to a highly classified Intelligence unit. Now B. has graduated from the IDF officers training course, receiving the Brigade … Continue reading

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More special IDF soldiers

I reported previously (three times) on Israelis with cerebral palsy who applied to and were accepted into the Israel Defense Forces.  Here is a 4th “Special in Uniform” – Lotan Aroch, who has just completed her 18 months’ service in … Continue reading

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The world’s most inclusive army

Omer Lahat’s cerebral palsy did not hold him back from graduating high school with honors. His dream was to serve in the IDF through the “Special in Uniform” program. Lahat then became the program’s first-ever wheelchair-bound participant. http://www.jns.org/news-briefs/2017/1/2/soldier-with-cerebral-palsy-joins-idf-in-israeli-militarys-latest-inclusion#.WGtmcVxM1_k= https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM0ox20d1Bw

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Everybody can do everything

The Special in Uniform program proved that anything is possible when Shai Levi enlisted in the IDF to work at the Eilat Naval base.  Shai suffers from Cerebral Palsy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjQOnn0cCxo

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