VIDEO: The Grocer

Posted By: Marla B. During the 2006 war nearly all businesses in the north of Israel closed. Many Israelis fled their homes here, heading south staying with friends, family and even occasionally strangers willing to take them in. In Kiryat Shmona, a town close to the Lebanese boarder, this man stayed behind and tended to…

VIDEO: Haifa Train Depot

Posted By: Marla B. Haifa’s train depot was the scene of the deadliest attack in Israel during the 2006 war with Hizbollah. On July 16, shortly after nine in the morning missiles rained down on the city. One directly struck the train depot killing eight workers inside. We visited the train depot in the hopes…

Mahdi’s Story

Posted By: Marla B. Explosive remnants of war (ERW) are a problem in countries around the world. Erica’s post sadly illustrates the depth of the problem in Afghanistan. Just today we posted a video from our March 2008 travels to Lebanon. It tells the story of a young boy, Mahdi, who was injured by a…