Rockets fired at their city by Hamas and other terrorist groups in Gaza over many years have led to a high proportion of Sderot residents – including almost 40 per cent of it’s children – showing signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), said the city’s mayor during a visit to Ottawa.
Mayor Alon Davidi spoke at Congregation Beit Tikvah, March 3, about the impact the Israel-Gaza conflict has had on Sderot. Located less than a kilometre from Gaza, Sderot is the closest Israeli community to the Palestinian territory under Hamas control. The event was organized by The Jewish National Fund of Ottawa. [Read more…]