Alif Gondoz, an 11-year-old Turkish girl who was rescued from the rubble of her home by an Israeli team four days after last August’s devastating earthquake there, fulfilled her dream of visiting the Al-Aksa mosque in Jerusalem. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee brought Gondoz to Israel this week for rehabilitation. Her entire family was killed in the disaster and one of her feet was amputated.
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