Living in Fear

(Front Page Magazine) Jacob Shrybman - Iris Twito, the mother of two sons injured by Kassam rockets in the city of Sderot, told the Sderot Media Center following the Gaza aid flotilla fiasco: "The entire world hates us, but they don't know what we've been through." The Twito family is a living testament for why there is a naval blockade on Gaza. Three years ago, Iris' sons Osher and Rami were walking to an ATM when a rocket struck meters away. The exploded shrapnel sliced through the boys' legs. Osher, then 8, was in a coma for two weeks and his left leg had to be amputated. "The government of Israel needs to ensure security for all Israelis and make sure that other Israelis are protected from the kind of tragedy that struck our family," said Iris.

2010-07-02 10:09:42

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