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If Terror Strikes, Are You Prepared? 8 Tips for the Worst-Case Scenario

2018-07-23T12:50:38+00:00November 7th, 2017|

Following Sunday’s mass shooting attack at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which left at least 26 people dead and 20 wounded, ZAKA, Israel’s premiere search and rescue organization, known as the first on the scene of a terror attack and the last to leave, offered advice should one find themselves in such a dire situation.

Jewish Books Miraculously Survive Flood in Houston Christian Man’s Home

2018-07-23T12:49:16+00:00September 8th, 2017|

Weeks after the deluge from Hurricane Harvey, a Christian man from Houston showed members of ZAKA, an Israeli search-and-rescue team, the only thing in his home that survived the flood. When Gulf Meadows Church Pastor Becky Keenan asked the ZAKA team, helping residents clean up their homes and neighborhoods inundated by floodwaters, they met Andran Penn.

After the Attack: The Torn and Tattered Lives of Terror Survivors

2018-07-23T12:47:55+00:00July 23rd, 2017|

As ZAKA volunteer Moti Bukchin said the words of the Havdalah prayer that transitions the Jewish people from the fragrance of Shabbat into the mundane week – “Behold, God is my savior, I will trust God and not be afraid” – this past Saturday night, his thoughts were not on his children playing or the delicious food his wife had prepared for the holy day. Rather, his thoughts had drifted to a scene several kilometers away, to the heinous terror attack in the Samarian community of Halamish.