For deaf Israelis, rocket warnings come only at home
Vibrating pagers are one solution, but they are only activated when owners are in their hometown.
A few months ago, during a previous escalation in the south, Rima Popov and her husband were driving to Ashdod from their home in Kiryat Malakhi. Suddenly, they saw that all the cars around them were stopping at the side of the road and their occupants were getting out and running for shelter. It took them a few seconds to grasp that the siren warning of an incoming rocket had sounded. The Popovs couldn't hear...
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