Watch: Thousands of Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball fans salute ZAKA

'For the first time in my life I participated in a basketball game. It's moving to see the appreciation for the important activity of ZAKA.'

Mordechai Sones,

Meshi Zahav and friend
Meshi Zahav and friend
ZAKA

At a recent Euroleague game against Red Star Belgrade in Tel Aviv, Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball team paid tribute to the ZAKA Search and Rescue organization for its "outstanding activities" and "holy work for the people of Israel and the State of Israel".

Meshi Zahav receiving award
ZAKA

During the on-court ceremony, Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Chairman Shimon Mizrachi presented an award to ZAKA chairman Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, to the applause of more than 12,000 fans.

Meshi Zahav among trophies
ZAKA

Haredi ZAKA chairman and founder Yehuda Meshi-Zahav said: "For the first time in my life I participated in a basketball game. It is impossible to put into words the energies that fill the air. It was very moving to see and hear the great appreciation of Maccabi fans for the important activities of the ZAKA volunteers."

Meshi Zahav and Shimon Mizrachi
צילום: ZAKA




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