Anti-terror Fantasy Camps Are Popping Up Throughout Israel and the West Bank - and Tourists Are Eating It Up

A two-hour simulation includes a suicide bombing in a Jerusalem marketplace, a stabbing attack, a live demonstration with attack dogs and a sniper tournament. 'I wonder whether a Jew in Auschwitz could have dreamed that this would ever exist in Israel'

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A poster for the Caliber 3 counterterrorism and security training academy, July 2017.
A poster for the Caliber 3 counterterrorism and security training academy, July 2017. Credit: Hagar Shezaf
Judy Maltz
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An instructor teaching tourists from Hong Kong at the Caliber 3 counterterrorism and security training academy, July 2017.Credit: Hagar Shezaf
Edmund Wong, a tourist from Hong Kong at the Caliber 3 counterterrorism and security training academy, July 2017. Credit: Hagar Shezaf
A poster for the Caliber 3 counterterrorism and security training academy, July 2017. Credit: Hagar Shezaf
Eitan Cohen, an instructor at the Caliber 3 counterterrorism and security training academy, July 2017. Credit: Hagar Shezaf

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