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Druze firefighter jumps to save Torah scroll from burning synagogue

Israeli Druze firefighter puts himself in danger by jumping into flames of burning synagogue in northern Israel to save a Torah scroll from burning.

By Chana Roberts

 

Druze firefighter Wiam Nevoani saved a Torah scroll from a burning synagogue on Monday, endangering his life.

Nevoani, a resident of the Druze village of Julis in northern Israel, told Channel 20 about the experience.

Druze firefighter Wiam Nevoani saving a Torah scroll from a burning synagogue. – Photo: Facebook page of כבאות והצלה לישראל Israel Fire & Rescue Authority

“On Monday we were called to fight a fire in a Nahariya synagogue,” Nevoani said. Continue Reading »

Jordan, Italy, France, Spain & Palestinians in Israel for regional emergency exercise

Israel hosts massive joint emergency response exercise including professional teams from Israel, Jordan, Spain, Italy, France and the Palestinian Authority, participating in multiple-faceted drills of extreme-case scenarios inflicting havoc on a regional scale.

By Lilach Shoval, Itsik Saban and Israel Hayom Staff

 

Some 400 firefighters from five countries arrived in Israel this week to participate in a massive regional emergency exercise.

Emergency response teams from Israel, Jordan, Italy, France and Spain, as well as teams from the Palestinian Authority, came together Tuesday to drill an extreme-case scenario in which a huge wildfire burns its way from country to country, wreaking havoc on a regional scale. Continue Reading »