After leaving a Yerushalayim restaurant, a woman recalled that she had taken off her diamond engagement ring before netillas yodayim and forgotten it on the table. By the time she got back, the table refuse and ring had just been picked up by a garbage truck.
Racing after the vehicle, she begged the driver to wait. At a collecting point in Givat Shaul, the truck disgorged 15 tons of garbage and the search commenced.
Miraculously, she and three sanitation workers, with the help of a tractor, found the ring within 15 minutes.