Saluting Wounded IDF Soldiers brought more than 800 members of the community together for the FIDF 7th Annual Gala in Philadelphia on October 18th. Keynote Speaker, Ambassador Ron Dermer joined in honoring Captain Gary (Yuri) Tabach and the former Soviet Union Jewish Community. Comedian Joel Chasnoff who served as a lone soldier was the Emcee, and Dr. Zeff Lazinger was the Gala Chair. Guests included community, civic and business leaders, young professionals, high school students and Holocaust survivors. Officers representing the U.S. armed forces joined many IDF soldiers who shared their stories throughout the evening.