Tze'elim Revisited: A Military Disaster, an Emotional Denial

A new book explores the infamous 1992 accident at the Tze'elim base and what it says about Israeli society.

"Tze'elim: The Trauma of Sayeret Matkal" (Kinneret Zmora-Bitan; Hebrew ) is a detailed account of the tragedy that took place on the grounds of the Israel Defense Forces' Tze'elim training base on November 5, 1992, popularly known as known as "the Tze'elim 2 disaster." Author Omri Assenheim did a great literary-journalistic job here: He put together thousands of fragments from reports,...