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Torah Scroll and New-Born Baby Survived Two-Year Escape to Israel

Zehava was born during her family’s two-year ordeal en route to Israel. She was born on the way. Two of her brothers died. She survived. So did her father’s Torah scroll. Today, she is an IDF officer.

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Zehava Elias was born during her family's two-year ordeal from Ethiopia to Israel. Now she is an IDF officer, seen here with a friend on the right.

Zehava Elias was born during her family's two-year ordeal from Ethiopia to Israel. Now she is an IDF officer, seen here with a friend on the right.
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In 2010, Zehava became an instruction commander in the Southern Command. After a break from the army, she returned to her post in 2011.

Earlier this year, she received the Award of Excellence from the Manpower Directorate for her contributions to her position and to the army.

“My source of motivation is my sister,” Zehava said. “I tell the story of my family and my sister Tata in the army. I do it all to show my pride in being an Israeli citizen. I try to show what we have overcome. Despite all we have gone through, I became someone in the army, and I was able to do something meaningful. If I can do it, anyone can.”

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