The blog Israellycool first posted about this last week, and included the following quote from a Facebook update by the Israeli soldier who uploaded the video:
This [particular] Volunteer Soldiers’ Basic Training was extra special because the majority of the soldiers (who are not deaf) asked to be taught to sign the Hatikva national anthem at the closing ceremony (usually only the deaf soldiers and their interpreter sign it). Maybe it will be a precedent, halevai (if only)!
About the Author: Adam Levick serves as Managing Editor of CiF Watch, an affiliate of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), and is a member of the Online Antisemitism Working Group for the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism. Adam made Aliyah from Philadelphia in 2009 and lives with his wife in Modi'in.
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