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September 27, 2016 / 24 Elul, 5776
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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:

 

Lori Lowenthal Marcus

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the U.S. correspondent for The Jewish Press. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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