Israeli Aid Workers Rescue Drowning Refugees


refugeesThe Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid spent the Jewish New Year in dramatic rescue and aid operations on behalf of refugees pouring into Europe.

On Sept. 13, IsraAID volunteers saw a boatful of refugees nearing the Greek shore suddenly flip over as its engine exploded.

“Some of the women, children and babies didn’t know how to swim and our staff immediately jumped into the water to help them, preventing them from drowning,” said IsraAID Director Shachar Zahavi.

IsraAID has sent 10 volunteers to Europe, including Arabic-speakers. Five more will depart from Israel in the coming days.

On Rosh Hashanah, IsraAID volunteers on the Serbian-Hungarian border distributed dozens of baby carriers and baby slings donated by individuals across Israel.

They showed parents how these devices can help them transport their little ones more securely, with hands free to hold other items.

{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. They won’t appreciate it! The first generation will be secular and love their new countries of destination. The next generation will not understand the horror of syria and romanticize it together with their islamic heritage because they will be foreigners.


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