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This is Israel: Resilience

Critically wounded by Hezbollah terrorists, Asael Lubotzky dramatically transforms from victim to healer.

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Published: February 9, 2013

Click here to purchase Asael Lubotzky’s moving memoir that is written in Hebrew.

Visitor Comments: 36

(35) Herb Portney, May 5, 2014 5:28 PM


Only two things in this world have any true meaning to me [1] My family [2] ISRAEL is our future..Hold both near your HEART.

(34) Ellen, February 3, 2014 2:14 AM

What a gorgeous child he has!

When God puts us through difficult experiences, there is always a reason. Asael found his beloved by reaching within himself and healing his own pain with love and determination. Together, he and his beautiful wife now have the most beautiful and loving little girl. May God bless all of you!

(33) bracha, December 11, 2013 12:08 AM

amaising how he get up and began a new life!!
thats a lot of chizuk for me!
thank you

(32) Bonnie, May 10, 2013 3:36 PM


God had a plan for your life.And still has a plan ahead for you.

(31) claudia, February 14, 2013 3:15 PM

the picture with tefillin

Dear Asael, month ago I made a little research upon the use of tefillin in the IDF, and in the web I found your first picture of the video. I didn't know who you are and the terrible pain you have suffered, but the picture is so full of deep faith, pride and courage that now I understand how you could have been through that hell remaining a very good and special person. Best wishes to you and to your wonderful familiy!

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