It was only while serving food that we noticed the Iranian flag flying over the station. After a brief moment of both teams feeling awkward, we all put aside our political views in order to carry out our shared humanitarian mission. You can see more of our mission in photos at this link.
When I consider our delegation's work, helping people who know little if anything about Israelis or Jews, I am convinced that when they saw us, they came to learn about our country. This is a tremendous Kiddush Hashem [sanctification of Gd's name]...We show Israel's good side.”
I return to Jerusalem with the sad but certain conviction that ZAKA's hardest work has only just begun. While praying that violence against our country and our people will be passed over in this holy season of Pesach, ZAKA's volunteers remain on full alert.
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Yehuda Meshi Zahav
ZAKA Chairman and Founder