TITLE

State of readiness

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobs, Emily
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Washington Jewish Week;11/22/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 47, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the participation of University of Maryland, College Park graduate Alex Simone in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in December 2011. It notes that Simone is one of thousands of Israeli soldiers sent to the Gaza border in preparation of the launch of Operation Pillar of Defense in response to thousands of rockets fired into the country by the Palestinian political organization, Hamas. The involvement of Pennsylvania's Traci Siegel to live her life in the state is tackled.
ACCESSION #
83536967

 

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