While we are celebrating Chanukah, our concern is turned towards the severe bushfires in Northern Israel. The fires have killed at least 41 people.
PM Netanyahu speaks about it here.
Help has arrived from several countries including Turkey.
and some analysis about the assistance from other countries and Israel’s lack of preparedness. It’s also a reminder of the devastation that can come from bushfires, something we are well aware of here in Australia.
Speaking of Australia, its good to read that Australian, through Julia Gillard, is sending assistance to Israel.