Sarah Braverman, Pioneering Jewish Parachutist in WWII, Dies at 94

The woman known to loved ones as 'Surika' parachuted behind enemy lines during the war, helped found Kibbutz Shamir and the IDF's Women's Corps.

Sarah “Surika” Braverman, a pioneering woman who parachuted behind enemy lines during World War II and went on to help found the Israeli army’s Women’s Corps and Kibbutz Shamir, in the Upper Galilee, passed away on Sunday. She was 94.