Yom Hazikaron

From Sunday night to last night, was Israel’s memorial day or Yom Hazikaron in Hebrew. This is a very melancholy day, when people remember the friends and relatives that fell in battle or were killed in a terrorist attack. Unlike in the U.S., it is not seen simply as a day to rest, to shop […]

Guard Duty

We spent the week guarding the base. Not a lot to say, there are various guard points and one of my favorite was the one outside our base. From it, high above the ground, I can see on one end three military bases on one side. And on the opposite side I saw the lights […]