Another story I forgot to post last week: Sderot in the City
Sderot In The City
Students from a leadership institute in Sderot march in the Salute to Israel parade.
by Sharon Udasin
They were coming to get away from the bombs. But the ninth graders from Sderot got here shortly after four Muslim men tried to blow up two synagogues in Riverdale.
Turns out it was probably quieter in the southern Israeli city near the Gaza border — which has been calmer since the end of the Gaza war — than it was here, with Jews on edge in the wake of the foiled bomb plot.
The group of 33 ninth graders, along with five staff members, came to Long Island from the Mashatzim for Sderot leadership program based at their local Amit School, to spend two weeks relaxing and socializing with students of the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway. Continue reading…Share