ZDVO NEWS HEADLINES
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.
Beit Halochem Canada's solidarity mission visited Israel between May 3-13. Led by President of the organization Toby Feldberg and her husband Saul, the mission members took part in inspiring encounters with members of Beit Halochem in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa
Amb. Vivian Bercovici, has served as Canada’s Ambassador to Israel since 2014. Haim Bar, Chairman of ZDVO, recently had the pleasure to host her on her first visit to Tel Aviv’s Beit Halochem. During the visit she met with some of the members of the ZDVO and Beit Halochem