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A sacred mission: Nachman helped recover and identify bodies after Oct. 7th.

13 February 2024

Shortly after the Oct. 7 attacks in Israel, hundreds of bodies needed to be recovered and identified. Among those actively involved was Nachman Dickstein from the volunteer organization ZAKA, a unit specialized in rescuing terror victims and recovering and identifying bodies. On the day of the attacks, Nachman went to the Nova festival site where hundreds of people had been killed. After that, he spent two weeks working at the kibbutzim to identify victims. In this interview, Nachman shares his experiences and reflects on how his faith played a crucial role in guiding him through this challenging task.