13.03.2012 19.Adar. 5772
The “Code Red” sounded shortly after she spoke and within minutes the boys were back in the parking lot kicking the ball around.
A mattress and some throw pillows are the only protection from rockets and shrapnel for Mordechai Assayag, a disabled Ofakim resident living in a drywall and wood house in an impoverished strip of the city’s Shapira neighborhood.
Assayag, 54, who has been confined to his bed since the onset of a severe brain tumor two years ago, is cared for by his wife Rina, who spoke with tears in her eyes on Monday about living in the line of Gaza rocket fire without the proper protection for her and her husband….