ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 139

search

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.

Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed
image
Register for free
and continue reading
Registering also lets you comment on articles and helps us improve your experience. It takes just a few seconds.
Already registered? Enter your email to sign in.
Please use the following structure: example@domain.com
Or Continue with
By registering you agree to the terms and conditions. Once registered, you’ll receive our Daily Edition email for free.
Register to continue
Or Continue with
Log in to continue
Sign in or Register
Or Continue with
check your email
Check your email
We sent an email to you at .
It has a link that will sign you in.