100 air conditioners donated to northern residents

By HAVIV RETTIG
July 20, 2006 14:59




One hundred mobile air conditioning units were donated to northern residents who have been living in sweltering bomb shelters for over a week. The units were donated by Canadian Jewish billionaire Gerry Schwartz and the Heseg Fund for lone soldiers. They will be distributed to northern residents by soldiers being supported by the fund. The Canadian Jewish community has said it would expand the operation. July temperatures in Israel can reach over 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).


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