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Izzy 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 President Shimon Peres awarded him one of Israel's highest military honors. While he continues to serve in an elite unit in the reserves*, Izzy delivers inspirational talks across the United States and internationally. He's appeared on the Huffington Post, Al Jazeera America, Fox News, and the Doctor Phil Podcast. The Algemeiner chose Izzy as one of 100 people positively influencing Jewish life.
*During operation Swords of Iron, Izzy embedded with an elite Combat Engineering Recon Unit, tasked with locating and destroying the homes of terrorists who participated in the Oct 7th Massacre.