MembersArmy Service Despite Disability


By Dov Eilon |
Photo: IDF

Ori was born blind. Nevertheless, she attended a regular school, did not miss a single class trip, and even participated in a visit to Poland. After graduating, she was determined to serve in the army, just like all young Israelis.

Two months before putting on the uniform for the first time, Ori visited the military base where she would be stationed. “I checked it out very carefully,” Ori explained. “It is always important to me to be as independent as possible. My cane can only tell me where there are obstacles, it can’t lead...

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