Marathon Bombing Aftermath Drawn Together by Grief, Israeli Trauma Experts Train Boston Locals to Deal With Terror Attacks

All too familiar with disaster preparedness and response, Israelis meet with educators in Massachusetts for training sessions in recovery, resilience and crisis planning in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

WATERTOWN, Mass. – “There’s been an explosion on a bus with children returning home from camp,” read the “scenario” slide posted by Israeli trauma experts at a training seminar for school principals, administrators and teachers from Watertown, the usually sleepy town that was the scene of a shoot-out and manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers.