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JNF speaker tells of overcoming disability in the IDF at recent local JNF breakfast

Back row: Ezagui, featured speaker, Dick Weisz, Robert Ganz (Capital Region chapter president), and Alan Lobel. Front row: Rina Wagman (campaign executive), Susan Farber, Jane Golub, Karen Lobel, Mara Ginsberg, and Karen Hausler,

One hundred and thirty local community members came to the recent Jewish National Fund (JNF) breakfast held in Albany. Keynote speaker, Izzy Ezagui, related how while serving in the Israel Defense Forces he lost his arm in combat, but despite that loss would later return to the battlefield. Ezagui’s story of overcoming the odds, emphases the work JNF does every day to improve the lives of those with special needs, according to organizers.



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