Two days before the hike of the Bnei Tzion pre-military preparatory academy in the Negev, the educational staff sought to reassure the students who were to participate in the ill-fated trip and made it clear that the trip would take place as planned and that they would not be in any danger.
Correspondence obtained by News 2 reveals that the school staff downplayed the dangers of the inclement weather. When was student asked if the trip would occur despite the weather, the student was answered: “As some of you have noticed, some of the days of the trip may have rainy weather in the south, and the trip will still going on.”
The response continued: “Do not worry. We are well-prepared for the trip and will coordinate with the appropriate bodies. It will be a wet and fun experience.”
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