By Katy Sorsher Smith
Terror. Tragic Event Ruthlessly Ransacking Our Reality. It rages randomly, and, in most cases, it’s unpredictable.
I first encountered terror when my family immigrated to Israel in 1990. I was twelve, and I remember commercials on Israel’s only TV channel warning viewers not to touch “suspicious” objects on the street. By “suspicious,” they meant, really, anything – a wallet, a teddy bear – practically everything that looks like it doesn’t belong. Why were these seemingly innocent objects so dangerous?
Real life example… A man tried picking up a wallet on the beach here in my home town of Herzeliya. It was just lying there, with some bills sticking out… Moments later that man was in an ambulance after the wallet exploded in his hand. He lived, but the doctors couldn’t save his hand. Continue Reading…