President Rivlin: ‘A terrible, painful day. A heartbreaking tragedy’

In a video statement, President Reuven Rivlin speaks of “a terrible, painful day. A heartbreaking tragedy.

“Our prayers and thoughts are with those injured and with the families of those killed and missing in the awful tragedy at Mt. Meron last night.”

He sends his “heartfelt thanks to those working ceaselessly since last night to rescue and give medical treatment. This is the time to embrace the families. To help all those looking for their loved ones. To take those injured to our hearts. To weep together.”

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