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In order to assist foreigners entering Israel the Israeli immigration authority has opened the email to assist with applications harigim-natbag@piba.gov.il


To locate missing relatives:

Ezer Metzion hotline: 036144660
They have reps on the ground at all of the hospitals.

 Zaka form to locate missing relatives
 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDymRMlF7HeFilw0k1kk3mE1phFR1d4qAvSVWGmS_D5Ekaxw/viewform


Nahriya Hospital Emergency Hotline: 1255141
Nahriya Hospital: 049850505
(12 injured)

Ziv (Tzefat) hospital: 046828838
Ziv Emergency Hotline: 1255161
(41 patients, of which 14 in serious condition, and some already released)

Poriyah Hospital: 046652211
Poriyah Hospital Emergency Hotline: 1255162
(27 patients)

Rambam Hospital in Haifa (still receiving patients transferred from Ziv)

(7 patients, of which 4 in serious condition)

Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusiam

Police Meron HQ - 110

Missing people hotline *1201

"Due to the many people in the United States that are frantically trying to contact loved ones who were in Meron and have been unable to locate them, Misaskim has opened their command center to try and assist people." Please call 718-854-4548 ONLY if you are missing an immediate family member and need assistance.
 



Link to Zaka form to locate missing relatives
 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDymRMlF7HeFilw0k1kk3mE1phFR1d4qAvSVWGmS_D5Ekaxw/viewform



There is intermittent cell service reception around Meron. Many people are safe but stranded as roads are closed. 30 kids are in a police holding facility in search of family members.

𝐈𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧, 𝐄𝐌𝐀 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐮𝐩 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐥  𝐏𝐓𝐒𝐃 𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐲!

Anyone who is emotionally affected by this tragedy can sign up for our service at EMA Care, and we can help you get through this trauma.
This service is entirely voluntary and therefore 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄. Sessions will be completely anonymous.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #281 on: April 30, 2021, 12:47:47 PM »
« Last Edit: April 30, 2021, 01:04:33 PM by Yehudaa »

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #282 on: April 30, 2021, 01:11:38 PM »
No idea who this is but forwarding in case it can help anyone. Added to wiki too.

𝐈𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧, 𝐄𝐌𝐀 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐮𝐩 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐥  𝐏𝐓𝐒𝐃 𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐲!

Anyone who is emotionally affected by this tragedy can sign up for our service at EMA Care, and we can help you get through this trauma.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #283 on: April 30, 2021, 01:35:21 PM »
Biden called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to offer his condolences over the heartbreaking events in Meron, saying authorities were working to confirm reports that American citizens were among the dead and wounded.

The United States stands with the people of Israel, and with Jewish communities the world over, in mourning the terrible tragedy at Mount Meron, Biden said in a statement.

The loss of life among worshipers practicing their faith is heartbreaking. I have instructed my team to offer our assistance to the government and people of Israel as they respond to the disaster and care for the wounded. We are also working to confirm reports that American citizens may have lost their lives or been wounded during the religious observance of Lag BOmer, Biden says.




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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #285 on: April 30, 2021, 01:38:16 PM »


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« Reply #286 on: April 30, 2021, 01:39:16 PM »
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #287 on: April 30, 2021, 01:40:33 PM »
Of all the pictures I have seen, the two on the left illustrate best how this was a disaster waiting to happen and it was only nissim preventing it from happening until now.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #288 on: April 30, 2021, 01:44:04 PM »
Of all the pictures I have seen, the two on the left illustrate best how this was a disaster waiting to happen and it was only nissim preventing it from happening until now.



the fact that the ramp is metal also makes it way more slippery in such a situation ...

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #289 on: April 30, 2021, 01:44:28 PM »
Of all the pictures I have seen, the two on the left illustrate best how this was a disaster waiting to happen and it was only nissim preventing it from happening until now.


Some of those people in that picture are taking their last breath. Terrible

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #291 on: April 30, 2021, 01:47:25 PM »
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #292 on: April 30, 2021, 01:48:16 PM »
Having been down that corridor on Lag Beomar several times, this was unfortunately inevitable. I remember that there is such a mass of people trying to squeeze through the tiny room with the matzeivah, that it just felt like a massive negative pressure vacuum sucked me in one side and spit me out the other, without any control of where my body would actually go. At times it feels like youre so wedged between people and your feet are actually off the ground.
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #293 on: April 30, 2021, 01:54:27 PM »

Looks like the same kid from the video below - look at bottom center at 0:13 seconds in the 2nd video, kid is wearing a black hat, being held by his father.
Huge miracle the kid made it out of there.


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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #294 on: April 30, 2021, 02:20:38 PM »
An employee just told me the same exact thing, invited him to come for Shabbat

I just want to thank you for the inspiring post. What a great zchus for the neshamos. May others follow your example and fill their shabbos tables in the spirit of Lag Ba'omer with true achdus and ahavas yisroel.
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #295 on: April 30, 2021, 02:28:32 PM »
Of all the pictures I have seen, the two on the left illustrate best how this was a disaster waiting to happen and it was only nissim preventing it from happening until now.



From my understanding it's even worse than what your image shows. There were metal walls installed alongside the steps and the floor in the spots I marked in red. No one had anywhere to move except towards the stairs until the cops started ripping down the walls making space to exit through the sides.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #296 on: April 30, 2021, 02:30:58 PM »
There were metal walls installed alongside the steps and the floor
Why ?

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #297 on: April 30, 2021, 02:32:38 PM »
Why ?
to control the flow of people
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #298 on: April 30, 2021, 02:36:49 PM »




look at the ramp how is it possible to stay upright on that with so many other souls crammed in

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #299 on: April 30, 2021, 02:38:51 PM »



look at the ramp how is it possible to stay upright on that with so many other souls crammed in

It's impossible, I've been on that ramp it's metal and slippery. More so because people threw water bottles for the people that were fainting.