Syrian Refugee Gives Baby Jewish Name Out of Gratitude to Israel

A Syrian refugee baby is seen sleeping inside amakes bread at a tent camp on the outskirts of Izmir on April 28, 2016 in Izmir, Turkey. For many Syrian refugees, living in Turkey has become their only option. With the new E.U.-Turkey deal effectively shutting down the route to Europe …
Chris McGrath/Getty

Israel Hayom reports: With hospitals and clinics around her village destroyed, 29-year-old woman makes dangerous trek to Israeli border and is brought to hospital by IDF.  She names her daughter Sarah in gratitude to Israel. “I’ll never forget what you did here,” she says.

A 29-year-old Syrian woman gave birth to a healthy girl last weekend in Ziv Medical Center in Safed, and in gratitude to the State of Israel, named the baby Sarah.

The woman came from a village around which every hospital and clinic had been destroyed in the long civil war. Nearing the end of her pregnancy, she made the dangerous trek to the Israeli border, and was brought to the hospital by the Israel Defense Forces, where she gave birth by caesarian section.

Read more here.


Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting.