Asher Ross

Sderot In The City

06/05/2009
Staff Writer

They were coming to get away from the bombs. But the ninth graders from Sderot got here shortly after four Muslim men tried to blow up two synagogues in Riverdale.

Turns out it was probably quieter in the southern Israeli city near the Gaza border — which has been calmer since the end of the Gaza war — than it was here, with Jews on edge in the wake of the foiled bomb plot.
 

Students from a leadership institute in Sderot march in the Salute to Israel parade.
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