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America's Roundtable with Gidon Hazony | In Honor of Friend — A New Generation of Leaders Launch Soldiers Save Lives in Response to October 7 Terrorist Attack

February 18th, 2024

Join America's Roundtable radio co-hosts Natasha Srdoc and Joel Anand Samy with Gidon Hazony, co-founder and president of Soldiers Save Lives. Discover the powerful story of Soldiers Save Lives, an Israeli aid organization founded in response to the October 7, 2023 devastating terrorist attack carried out by Iran-backed Hamas which shocked the nation of Israel and the world.

Upon hearing of the news that their close friend David Newman was at the music festival near the Gaza border and under attack by Hamas terrorists, Gidon Hazony and another friend made a decision to go and save him. Enroute to the music festival from Jerusalem, Gidon Hazony, a trained Israeli Defense Force medic began to realize the extent of the invasion by terrorists as they passed the dead bodies of innocent Israeli Jews on the road heading south.

As Gidon Hazony and other medics were working to save the lives of Israeli soldiers and civilians, he received a message that their friend David Newman was killed at the music festival.

In David Newman's honor, close friends including Hazony founded Soldiers Save Lives.

Learn about the heroism of Israel's unsung heroes on October 7, 2023. You will hear about the on-going efforts to provide help and hope to displaced Jews within Israel and how projects like Soldiers Save Lives are providing essential equipment and supplies to safeguard Israeli reservists on the frontlines.

About Gidon Hazony

Gidon’s parents met at Princeton University and made Aliyah in 1994. Gidon met David Newman while playing American Football, and quickly became best friends. Gidon is a valedictorian in Mathematics at Hebrew University, spent a year in America working in the field of Probability and Game Theory, and, before October 7th, was teaching calculus at Hebrew University. |

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