- Moshe Matalon
Moshe Matalon Date of birth 12 May 1953 Place of birth Tel Aviv, Israel Knessets 18th Party Yisrael Beiteinu
During his national service Matalon served as a paratrooper. He was injured during the Yom Kippur War and has used a wheelchair since, while practicing disabled sports and competing in javelin and shot put at the 1976 Summer Paralympics.
As a Likud member, Matalon was elected to Herzliya city council in 1994, serving until 2000. Between 2000 and 2008 he was chairman of the IDF Disabled Veterans' Organisation, and also served as chairman of the IDF's Disabled Fund. In these positions, he headed the Israeli delegations to the Paralympics in 2004 and 2008.
Matalon currently lives in Herzliya and is married with four children.
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