US Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday expressed condolences over the deadly stampede during Lag Ba’Omer celebrations in Meron.
“Doug and I are heartbroken over the terrible tragedy at Mount Meron during Lag B’Omer. We stand with the people of Israel during this difficult time. Our hearts go out to all who lost a loved one, and we’re praying for the recovery of those who were injured,” she wrote on Twitter.
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