The Knesset participated in a Home Front Command drill on Wednesday, simulating
what would happen if a missile struck outside the Knesset and dozens were
Knesset security and medical staff worked together with the Home
Front Command and Magen David Adom.
“The Knesset has a highquality force
that is prepared and trained to take care of this kind of event until outside
forces take over,” Knesset Security Officer Yosef Grif said. “We are responsible
for a very large place, and I am sure we will give the best
Meanwhile, Hadassah University Medical Center on Mount Scopus
in Jerusalem held a chemical warfare drill with the hospital staff “treating”
Supervised by the IDF’s Home Front Command and the Health
Ministry, the exercise was coordinated by hospital director-general
Osnat Levtzion-Korach and watched by Health Minister Yael German and
Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America national president Marcie
The soldiers, as well as human-sized dolls, were washed down with
water before they were treated by medical staffers wearing special protective
gear. The drill was deemed a success.
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