Zaka

13 wounded Ukrainians airlifted to Israel in joint rescue mission

Evacuees brought to Israel from Ukraine included several Holocaust survivors and a Jewish woman whose home was hit by a missile strike.

ZAKA leader Rabbi Yehuda Meshi-Zahav and members of ZAKA, attend a simulation drill on June 21, 2011

Grapevine: Perpetuating her name

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

ZAKA volunteers transfer body of 42-year-old found alone days after he died

Holocaust survivor who died in China to be brought to Israel for burial

The body of a Jewish Holocaust survivor, Shmuel Yosef Briskin, who died in China before Rosh Hashanah, will be flown to Israel for burial by Chabad emissaries and the ZAKA international unit.

lulav

Man, 75, who climbed palm tree for a lulav dies after fall - report

Palm fronds, or lulavs, are part of the tradition of celebrating the holiday of Sukkot which will be celebrated next week.

Israeli killed in Ukraine car crash to be flown to Israel for burial

Rabbi Avraham Levy died in a car crash after Rosh Hashanah on his way to the Kyiv Airport. Ten hassidim were injured in the crash.

Bodies of Jerusalem yeshiva student plane crash victims land in US, UK

"Thanks to the activities of ZAKA representatives, Chabad emissaries and benefactors, the families will be able to "bury their loved ones even before Shabbat," ZAKA CEO Dubi Wiesenstern said.

Israel works to identify 44 killed in Lag Ba'omer Mount Meron stampede

Mount Meron: Why did it take 11 hours to transfer 45 bodies to Abu Kabir?

The final Meron victims were identified on Sunday morning at around 7 a.m. and released for burial the same day – nearly 55 hours after they died.

‘Identifying bodies from Meron Lag Ba'omer disaster could take hours’

Some 32 victims were identified and 22 released for burial before the onset of Shabbat.

Yehuda Meshi Zahav, Chairman Israel's Zaka rescue unit speaks at a conference of the Israeli Televis

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, former ZAKA head, attempts suicide

Over the span of just a few months, Meshi-Zahav faced multiple sexual assault accusations and lost three first-degree family members to coronavirus.

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