Friday, September 2, 2005

Israel Show Support for Hurricane Victems

The Government of Israel Offers its Condolences and Assistance to Those
Affected by Hurricane Katrina

For Immediate Release

September 01, 2005

The hearts and prayers of Israel’s people are with the people of the United States, and the many millions who are suffering in the regional devastation resulting from hurricane Katrina.

Israel is prepared to assist in any way it can to alleviate the suffering and will make available all necessary resources to this end. We are now in discussions within our own government and with US officials at local and national levels to see how best we can provide assistance. America has always been there for Israel and Israel is there for America.

Israel’s Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice expressing our condolences and offering assistance. Ambassador Daniel Ayalon discussed the situation with Under Secretary Nick Burns, Homeland Security and FEMA officials and is reaching out to Members of Congress, governors and other local government officials.



The background image on this page is a Hebrew translation of the verse from Bob Dylan's song  It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding), from which the title of this blog is taken. Translation courtesy of Yoram Aharon of Hod-HaSharon's page--found via YudelLine-- which has many Dylan lyrics in Hebrew.