Archive for December, 2010


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CarmelFire

The northern Israel fire, how you can help

It is a somber day in Israel, as the country woke to hear that the blaze in the north continues.

Damage done

On a morning news broadcast, the anchor solemnly read the names, ages, hometowns, and details of the funerals of the victims of the fire who will be laid to rest today.  The damage done is staggering as reported by The Jerusalem Post:

The Carmel blaze has scorched over 12,000 acres (50,000 dunams), killed 41 people and injured scores….

The body of Elad Riven, 16, of Haifa, who was a volunteer in the Fire Service and had rushed to assist at the scene of the More >