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Supporters of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) gathered at the Yale Club on Monday, Feb. 13, for a special reception and briefing with former Israeli Defense Minister Lt. Gen. (Res.) Moshe Yaalon. A 37-year veteran of the IDF, Yaalon, known as “Bogie,” began his service in the Paratroopers Brigade and became a commander in Israel’s most elite special operations unit, Sayeret Matkal. He rose through the ranks, holding high-level command positions including chief of Israel’s military intelligence, head officer in charge of Israel’s Central Command, and chief of the general staff of the IDF.

CAP: At the Feb. 13 FIDF reception at the Yale Club: (l to r) FIDF National Director and CEO Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir; Moshe Yaalon; FIDF supporter Morton Sloan of Westport; Westport Second Selectman and FIDF supporter Avi Kaner; and FIDF National President Peter Weintraub. Photo Credit: Shahar Azran.

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