Netanyahu Asks For International Help As Huge Fires Destroys Mevo Modiin


Prime Minister Netanyahu directed the Foreign Ministry to reach out to nearby countries for “immediate” assistance in putting out the hundreds of fires that were ravaging the country Thursday evening, destroying dozens of houses and forcing the evacuation of some 3,500 from their homes.

Later, the Foreign Ministry said Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Croatia had agreed to send help, but the aircraft would only be able to depart for Israel on Friday morning.

Hours earlier, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan held a situational assessment and instructed fire authorities to prepare for the possibility that a national emergency be declared, with Friday’s temperatures expected to eclipse 100° F throughout the country.

Read more at Times of Israel.



  1. Hey buddy,
    Shabbos is fire. You start up with fire, you get fire…..
    May you get indicted for all the bribes and sit forever in jail for this chillul shabbos that you caused last week.

  2. Shkoyach. Your are indeed the ultimate protector of Shmiras Shabbos in our generation. I bet you were holding on to that line ever since the railroad construction and Eurovision. Now, the devastating fires have finally given you the opportunity to use it. A well-played internet troll.

  3. to the previous comment, please keep your dinim to yourself, the world doesnt need it.

    Very insensitive to all the residents of mevo modiin

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