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Decorated Israeli one-armed squad commander to speak at RSF Chabad event

Decorated Israeli one-armed squad commander to speak at RSF Chabad event

Izzy Ezagui Courtesy

The Chabad Jewish Center of Rancho Santa Fe invites Rancho Santa Fe residents to attend an evening of inspiration and unconventional lessons from the world’s only one-armed special forces sharp shooter, the honorable Izzy Ezagui. This event will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at a private Rancho Santa Fe estate.

Ezagui, a decorated squad commander in the Israel Defense Forces, is the only soldier in the world who lost an arm in combat and returned to the battlefield. In 2011, former Israeli President Shimon Peres awarded him one of Israel's highest military honors. While he continues to serve in an elite unit in the reserves,...

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