(JNS.org) A Syrian teenager who
was seriously wounded in the Syrian civil war was released from the Ziv Medical
Center in Israel’s northern city of Safed on Tuesday, after more than a month
of surgery and rehabilitation, Israel
The 15-year-old girl was brought to the hospital by the Israel Defense Forces with serious shrapnel injuries to her left leg and stomach, after Syrian field medics amputated her right leg.
Israeli doctors succeeded in saving her left leg and found a donor to cover the costs of getting a prosthetic leg for her. She was released Sept. 3 in good condition.
“I wish the Israeli people a happy new year and
I hope there will be peace and we will be able to meet again in a more sane
Middle East,” the girl’s mother said. The two will return to their homes in the