Two Mothers, One Battle

[International Herald Tribune] Diana Bletter - Harriet and I stood on the Israeli side of the border with Lebanon, looking at the village where our two sons fought during last summer's war between Israel and Hizbullah. During combat, Harriet's son, Michael, was hit by sniper fire. My son, Shlomie, a medic, also received shrapnel wounds. Shlomie did everything he could to save Michael - but Harriet's son died in my son's arms. Both of our sons were American-born Jews who had enlisted in the Israeli Army.

2007-05-11 01:00:00

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