Many people have reason to be at home during the siren - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • An Israeli
    • 15.04.13 | 11:56 (IDT)

    They may work at home, they may be tending small children, they may be sick or on vacation, unemployed or retired. Yet,even if they themselves are lucky enough not to have lost close relatives or friends, there is hardly a Jew in Israel who doesn't know personally a friend or neighbor or coworker or fellow soldier, or child or husband or wife or brother or sister of the same who was killed in the wars or by the terrorists. So has it occurred to you that the person standing alone a home might be reflecting on those he or she knew and on their sacrifice and not because he is afraid?

    from the article: Israel's unwritten code of the siren
    First published 10:47 15.04.13 | Last updated 10:47 15.04.13
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