High-schoolers to pray with families of MIAs [pg. 9]

By ADINAH GREENE
October 15, 2006 22:59
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Teenage immigrants to Israel will join with families of missing-in-action IDF soldiers for a rally at the Muchraka site on Mount Carmel, south of Haifa, on Tuesday to pray and demand the release of captured soldiers. The event coincides with the 20th anniversary of the day MIA airman Ron Arad's went missing. Arad disappeared after his plane went down over Lebanon in 1986. The teenagers, who are students at the Yemin Orde Youth Village and Education Center near the artist's village of Ein Hod outside Haifa, have immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia, the former Soviet Union and Brazil. The event came about when the teenagers brought the families of MIAs greeting cards for Rosh Hashana. After presenting the cards to the families, the students asked for permission to dedicate their annual hike to the soldiers. The families agreed and also said they would participate in a rally and prayer service. While all the high school students will participate in the rally, only the 12th-graders will hike from Mount Arbel overlooking Lake Kinneret to the coast. The teenagers will wear t-shirts with the flag of Israel emblazoned on the front and will also have pictures of four soldiers held captive: Ron Arad, Gilad Shalit, Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev. Family members of the missing IDF soldiers will meet the teenagers on Tuesday for the walk from Hatishbi Junction to Muchraka on Mt. Carmel and will then go to a small reception area for the rally and prayer session.

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