Far From Home, Israelis Abroad Watch the War With Gaza Up Close

Israelis living abroad face a strange reality of feeling deeply connected to events here and simultaneously very far away. Some express relief, however, that their children aren't here to see it.

BOSTON - “Tsav 8”, read the Facebook status of a friend from Carmi Daniel’s Israeli army reserve unit. And that’s how he knew, sitting 6,000 miles away at a work conference in upstate New York, that his unit had been served emergency call-up orders.