Biden set to land, wants to meet hero Ofakim woman

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

David and Rachel Edery, left, arrive at their home in Ofakim, Israel on October 11, 2023 for the for first time since Hamas terrorists took them hostage there. (Canaan Lidor/Times of Israel)
David and Rachel Edery, left, arrive at their home in Ofakim, Israel on October 11, 2023 for the for first time since Hamas terrorists took them hostage there. (Canaan Lidor/Times of Israel)

US President Joe Biden is expected to land in the coming minutes, according to Channel 12 news.

While here, he will meet American families of hostages held by Hamas.

His team has also asked to meet with Rachel Ederi, the Ofakim woman who distracted the five terrorists holding her and her husband hostage by feeding them and talking to them for 19 hours until a SWAT team could move in.

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