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Posts Tagged: Special in Uniform

December 31, 2021 2:37 pm

‘The Pride of the Uniform’: Israeli Teens With Special Needs Join Program for IDF Service

For most 16-year-old Israelis, getting their preliminary call-up letter to enlist in the army is a critical step in their career path. But Israeli teens...

May 8, 2019 2:06 pm

On Israel’s Independence Day, Blind IDF Soldier Receives Presidential Medal of Excellence

On Independence Day, a blind IDF soldier will receive Israel’s Presidential Medal of Excellence. Sergeant Ori Salmon was part of an IDF project called Special in Uniform, which...

January 29, 2018 1:07 pm

Why the Future Looks Bright for ‘Special’ and ‘Regular’ IDF Soldiers Alike - My name is Oren. I am 41 years old, married to Hila and a father of three. I’ve made a career serving in the...

January 3, 2017 7:00 am

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s prioritization of the inclusion of...

June 22, 2016 9:47 am

Israel’s Progress on Disability Integration Featured at UN - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon this week invited a delegation from the Special in Uniform (SIU) initiative to the UN to...


‘Expression of Hate’: CUNY Condemns Commencement Speech Which D...

The City University of New York (CUNY), facing widespread criticism from Jewish groups and lawmakers over a law school commencement...


Israel Signs Transportation Deals with Morocco as Ties Deepen

Israeli Transportation Minister Miri Regev on Monday signed a series of deals between Israel and Morocco in the latest example of deepening ties between Israel and the Arab kingdom. “I am...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...

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