24/1/09 אלינור ודן סלימן מנחל עוז
Dear Family and Friends,
Please read and you
may get a little of how Eleanor and I felt when Alon
It is still worse when you live close to where the fighting is going on and every explosion or gunfire you hear, you shake , not knowing if your son is hurt or worse.
The one week was one of the hardest Eleanor & I have ever gone through and this even includes the 13 straight years we went through when at least one of our sons were in the army,in Lebanon and Gaza.
I am proud of my son Alon and all he other brave IDF soldiers that have served in our IDF
Keep the faith,
Hello," I muttered into the phone at 7:15 last Sunday morning, after looking at - and not recognizing - the phone number on the caller ID.
IDF soldiers pull out of the
"Hallo," a raspy voice answered back, waiting for recognition. When none came, the voice continued: "Abba, it's Yona."
And with those three words a 15-day
trauma that began with the IDF's ground operation in
"Honey," I giddily
screamed to my wife. "It's Yona." The lad
was out of