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Amputee Soldier Proposes to Girlfriend at FIDF Gala

An IDF soldier, severely wounded by a terrorist attack in 2012, asked his girlfriend to marry him in front of 1,000 supporters at an FIDF dinner in Miami.
Capt. Ziv Shilon proposed to his girlfriend, Adi Sitbon, at an FIDF Gala, Feb. 27, 2014

Capt. Ziv Shilon proposed to his girlfriend, Adi Sitbon, at an FIDF Gala, Feb. 27, 2014
Photo Credit: Friends of the IDF

Immediately following the proposal, the attendees stood up and cheered. Right after, the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, shared a congratulatory video message.

Here is Shilon’s proposal:

 

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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10 Responses to “Amputee Soldier Proposes to Girlfriend at FIDF Gala”

  1. Hello? Hello? Hello? Did she say YES? For G-d's Sake! The suspense is killing us! I mean, it says here that she beamed and hugged him. but did she say YES????? Please answer before Shabbat!

  2. Millie Kashuk says:

    WHAT AN INSPIRING TRUE STORY, MAZEL TOV TO SHILON AND ADI…………

  3. May Hashem protect Capt. Shilon for the rest of his life and Mazel tof from a old Givati Brigate (1948 ) member.

  4. What a beautiful way to "Tell the World"!

  5. Dita Gould says:

    Mazal tov ! I love feelgood stories like this.

  6. Chaiya Eitan says:

    I salute you, Capt. Shilon. And mazal tov! And I thank those at FIDF for helping our soldiers.

  7. Linda Saban says:

    Mazaltov Capt. Shilon, you are an inspiration to many. May your happiness as a soon to be married man be blessed with only the best of all the good things in life, including good health and prosperity

  8. A perfect example of why Israel is great. God bless him and his soon to be wife.

  9. That is true love. God be with Israel.

  10. I FELT MUCH PRIDE OF THE YOUNG COUPLES FAITH AND DEDACATION TO THEIR HOME LAND

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