August 22, 2006 / 28 Av 5766
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Jewish Agency Chairman Zeev Bielski toured the North to assess the post-war needs of the citizens.
The visit began in Kiryat Shmona, a city that suffered from constant Hezbollah missile barrages. From there they continued to the Druze village of Mrar, near Karmiel where two residents were killed from by a Katyusha rocket.
The prime minister and Jewish Agency chairman went on to visit wounded soldiers and residents at Haifa’s Rambam Hospital.
Photos credit: Moshe Milner