ZDVO NEWS HEADLINES
Blind veteran Shlomo Lazmi (Tel Aviv’s Beit Haloachem) took part in the IBSA (International Blind Sport Association) Tenpin Bowling Singles World Championship which took place on August 23rd.
Five members of the House of Lords visited Jerusalem’s Beit Halochem, for a very moving first time visit of its kind. The visit was an initiative of Beit Halochem UK.
A delegation of 20 Zahal Disabled Veterans took part in last week’s Berlin Marathon, one of the five largest marathons in the world.
In July, Beit Halochem Canada brought 42 bar and bat mitzvah aged Israeli children for camp in Canada. These “Kids of Courage” and their three counselors each have a parent who is an Israeli veteran with a severe disability (70% or more) and member of one of the four Beit Halochem centres in Israel.
Youths from Montreal, visit Beersheva’s Beit Halochem As part of an ongoing program of cooperation between the cities of Montreal and Beersheva
On Thursday morning August 4, 2016, a group of Canadian youths who are part of a program called The Junior CIT (Councilors in Training) Adventure, visited Beersheva’s Beit Halochem.
On July 3, 2016, a new children’s playground was dedicated at Beit Halochem Tel Aviv. Underwritten by The Martin and Sandra Weinstein Family Foundation.
Tel Aviv Beit Halochem End of the Year Arts & Crafts Exhibit 2016
Two thirds of the athletes in the 2016 Israel Paralympic Delegation to Rio de Janeiro this summer are associated with the Zahal Disabled Veterans Organization. Of these, half are veterans that were disabled during their military service and the other half have been “adopted” by the ZDVO and its Beit Halochem Centres over the years, training and competing under ZDVO sponsorship.
The New Paralympic Aquatic Rehabilitation Complex at Tel Aviv’s Beit Halochem has Opened to the Public
After twenty months of extensive construction and renovation works, one of the most modern swimming and rehabilitation facilities in Israel has been inaugurated at Tel Aviv’s Beit Halochem Rehabilitation, Sports and Recreation Centre.
420 guests attended Beit Halochem’s annual dinner at the Dorchester on Tuesday Night. Mrs Orly Wolfson, Dinner Chair and Trustee, welcomed the guests telling them that since 2015 alone, there had been 501 newly injured soldiers who had become members.
This moment was by far the highlight of the inspiring, emotional and sold-out Beit Halochem Canada Celebration of Life Concert on June 9: an onstage marriage proposal.
The first was a Golf Day held at Hartsbourne Golf & Country Club in aid of the charity. 80 keen golfers raised a staggering £60,000K for two special ‘Para golfer’ machines which allow disabled soldiers to play.