War in the Middle East, 300 ‘reservists’ leave from Rome: “Duty calls us”


By John

«I’m trying to leave from Fiumicino airport, it’s my duty. With me there are more than 300 boys recalled by the Israeli army as reservists on active duty. Everyone, like me and my mother, who had a ticket on the morning El Al flight handed it over to the fighters who had to return to their unit immediately. I am 22 years old, I was here like many others for the Sukkot holidays, I had to start university in Israel on the 15th. Sunday morning at 5 I was asleep, my aunt woke us up from Jerusalem and told us about the war”: this is the dramatic story Of Noa Rakel Perugiareservist leaving Rome for Israel.