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  8/24/2014, Av 28, 5774

Anger at Kibbutz as Yaalon Cancels Visit for 'Security Reasons'


The community is grieving after a four-year-old boy, Daniel Tregerman, was killed by a Hamas mortar shell Friday. Amid constant rocket and mortar attacks, on Saturday, a decision was made by the remaining families in the kibbutz to leave it until security is restored.

The Defense Minister and Chief of Staff were visiting the Gaza Belt region and were supposed to visit Nahal Oz, too, when the kibbutz's members was informed that Yaalon and Gantz had changed their plans due to “security considerations” – not the kind of message that civilians on the front line expect to hear from the people in charge of providing them with security