“Flower Chief” exploitation Gantz meets Holocaust survivor mother saved

הרמטכ”ל גנץ ואסתר פרידמן, היום. צילום: עומר סלע, דובר צה”ל

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz meets Esther Friedman at her home and gave her recognition and appreciation on behalf of the IDF and its commanders. The Chief’s mother, Malka, saved the life of Freedman Bergen Belsen

תאריך: 03/04/2013, 15:31    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Chief, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, participated today (Wed) project “flower” exploitation of the IDF, which met with Holocaust survivor Esther Friedman and her certificate of appreciation on behalf of IDF soldiers and commanders.

The RA special relationship with Esther Gantz, 80-year-old who escaped from Auschwitz and applied in a concentration camp Bergen-Belsen.
When she went she dropped into a pile of bodies, the Chief’s mother, Gantz, saved her life. Since the two in close contact.

During the meeting discussed the security reality in Ganz southern Israel after IDF attack night terrorist targets in Gaza
For the first time since operation “pillar”, after the rockets performed yesterday to Israel territory.
Lt. General Gantz said that “Israel will not let the situation in Gaza to return to the days before operation ‘ pillar ‘. Quiet and prosperous South and thus it should stay.

“Flower Chief” exploitation Gantz meets Holocaust survivor mother saved

Flower project to exploit “is a project in which officers and soldiers come from all flanks and the troops home about 9,000 survivors throughout the country. During the visit
Officers and soldiers are being exposed to personal testimonies of survivors and give survivors a combination flower identification as a link between the IDF and Holocaust survivors.

The project will take place for the 9th year in a row in cooperation with the IDF, Social Fund for victims of the Holocaust in Israel and the claims Conference. Exciting business illustrates the Shoah survivors and soldiers the strength and resistance of the Jewish people.

Translated from Hebrew