A New Year's Toast for „Special in Uniform“ in the Knesset Building

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PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe (Bogi) Yaalon hoasted in the Knesset 12 distinguished IDF soldiers who participate in the “Special in Uniform” program

of the Yad LaYeled HaMeyuchad association and raised a toast to the New Year.

The “Special in Uniform” program of the association integrates 250 young men and women with special needs in a volunteering service in the IDF in 8 military bases from Eilat in the south to Ramat David (30 Km east of Haifa). This program is for the young persons a wonderful platform to be integrated in the community and in employment.

The PM and the Defense Minister were very moved to meet with the charming soldiers and commended the fact that they volunteer to the IDF in a variety of fields. They congratulated the soldiers and wished them and their families a happy new year full of achievements and blessed with good health.

In the Knesset the soldiers met also with the Minister of Social Services, Haim Katz, The Minister for Religious Affairs, Rabbi David Azulai, Deputy Interior Minister, Yaron Mazuz, Deputy Minister Ayub Kara, the former Finance Minister Yair Lapid, former minister Meir Shitrit, MK (Member of the Knesset) Yoav Kish, MK Sharan Haskel, MK Nachman Shai, MK Alisa Lavi, MK Eli Dahan, MK Avi Dichter and others.