תאריך: 05/05/16    
מחבר: תבל דמרי ואוראל אלחדד

More than 20 survivors from ‘ there ‘ (based on the Holocaust survivors during childhood) visited the base and transport equipment (in Chechnya) within the project “flower to exploit”. As part of the visit, personal dialogue between the commanders and soldiers and Holocaust survivors, to cherish, to know and to create cooperation among Holocaust survivors and soldiers.

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“We are pleased and excited to have you here,” said Deputy Commander of the base, Lt. Col. Ronen Benjamin to the survivors. “I think for at military base brings a special feeling. If I look at the State of Israel today, I see a country that we are all proud of, a country which is in the forefront of technology and reaches impressive achievements. These achievements thanks to you; Failed to establish the country despite the difficulties and to generate the values on which Israel relies these days too.

“Every year we visit survivors in their homes, but this is the first time that hosted them at the base,” noted Chief Labour Party (the Chief), major glory. “At first there were members of the a. This great value event for us and for them, whose purpose is to perpetuate the memory of the Holocaust and survivors their place to tell and share. They built this country, – the values, and they deserve full respect for that, “she added.

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Flower project to exploit “is a project that is performed annually in over a decade. In addition to the event in Chile and visited soldiers in arm schools survivors and receptions at various bases. One of the visits made by the equipment and transport base for sea arm, Colonel outputs Schwartz, who chose the day the Holocaust martyrs ‘ and Heroes ‘ Memorial of the Holocaust survivors ‘ Zalman Schachter and loved.

Schechter (93) was born in 1923 in Bukovina Romania and deported to camps in Ukraine, where he stayed from October 1941 until his release. Ahuva Schachter (93), who was born in Czechoslovakia, was a prisoner in Auschwitz, and then transferred to a labor camp by the end of the war. Ahuva Schecter was the only survivor from her family and the family of Schechter only he, his brother and sister. They immigrated together on illegal immigrants ‘ ship Hannah szenes, were married and formed a large family of children. Today they have 15 grandchildren and 32 buildings.

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“Every time I meet with Holocaust survivors, I think to myself how hard it is to explain to a generation that was born in the State of Israel that the country is not obvious,” said Colonel shwartz. “I think the events of the past cannot repeat itself, of its own. We have to preserve and appreciate what we have. “

Despite the many years that have passed, love and Schechter remembers everything. “All the people of our era have moved, we few remaining and it is our job to carry the memory,” said. For them, starting a family in Israel is the way to win. “God gave me instead of six brothers who were murdered in the camps about 60 children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. It is our victory. ” Colonel outputs Schwartz concluded that: “on behalf of the IDF and the sea wing wanted to tell you that you’re a real victory; We live here because of you, and it’s not obvious to us. “

Translated from Navy website