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Saluting Israel's Special Soldiers

Being a nation in which every young person is required to serve in the military, Israel identifies and utilizes the unique skills each and every one of its youth possess. In the past, Stand for Israel has told you about the ways in which the IDF provides opportunities for Israeli youth with special needs to serve their country. Today, The Jerusalem Post's Jonathan Weber Rosen tells us about a ceremony in which PM Netanyahu celebrated some of the IDF's special needs soldiers for their "wonderful talents and commitment":

Thirty young men with special needs met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other members of the Israeli government and military in a heart-warming ceremony to commemorate the IDF's 70th anniversary on Tuesday morning...

Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke to the soldiers in a private meeting: "It's a great privilege for the IDF which benefits from your wonderful talents and commitment."

The Prime Minister mentioned that if his brother Yoni were still alive, he would have surely been proud of these valiant young soldiers...

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