First baby to be born on Israel’s 69th Independence Day: Baby girl in Safed

Safed’s Ziv Medical Center welcomed a baby girl shortly after 8:00 PM yesterday, when the Israeli Independence Day celebrations began.
Photo Credit: Ziv Medical Center/Channel 2 News

The first baby to be born on Israel’s 69th Independence Day entered the world on Monday night at Safed’s Ziv Medical Center. The baby’s proud parents are Shikma (31) and Aryeh (45) Vakarolker of Kiryat Shmona. The newborn joins the 8,668,600 other Israelis living in Israel.

According to the parents, they were happy that their new baby chose to be born on the day that Israel celebrates its existence. “I hope that her birth at this specific time is a sign of peace for all of Israel,” said the mother, who wished a happy and healthy holiday to all of the new babies who are joining the rest of the Israeli population on this occasion.

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Photo Credit: Ziv Medical Center/Channel 2 News


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