IDF officers who notify families of the fallen receive respite

 

February 16, 2024

OneFamily

The OneFamily organization hosts a unique day retreat for 25 of the most senior officers of the "IDF Casualty Center," Jan. 21, 2024

(JNS) - The OneFamily organization on Sunday hosted a unique day retreat for 25 of the most senior officers of the "IDF Casualty Center," providing a short respite and critical support for soldiers with one of the most difficult jobs in the army.

The IDF Casualties Center is a unique division of 1,800 people tasked with notifying the families of fallen soldiers. The unit was founded in 1948 but only became active two years after the 1973 Yom Kippur War, which claimed the lives of thousands of Israelis. They are tasked with notifying families, then remaining in groups of three with each bereave...



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