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Soldiers with disabilities clean Israel's beaches following oil spill

Soldiers from Special in Uniform clean up Israel's beaches, following an oil spill that has brought tar to Israel's shore.

(photo credit: SPECIAL IN UNIFORM)

The soldiers cleaned the beach near Palmachim Air Force Base, collecting tar and debris in garbage bags.

Soldiers from Special in Uniform a Jewish National Fund-USA, Social Affairs Ministry and IDF joint program for the integration of young adults with disabilities into the IDF, volunteered their time to clean up Israel's beaches following an oil spill that brought tar to the shore in what has been called Israel's worst environmental disaster in recent years.

"I came to help the sea creatures survive," said Special in Uniform volunteer Ariel Shachor. "We looked for oil and tar and came to save lives," Shachor went on to say.

From an article in The Jerusalem Post Read the rest of the article here

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