"No, wait," one said, "Let us tell you where we think we are," pointing to his satellite image map.
"Why are you asking me," I said, "maybe I'm a terrorist."
They laughed and pointed to their map again.
"Yep, that's where you are," I commended them as they ran off to their next check point.
As they disappeared down the street I yelled after them, "Now get out of here, you're still a bunch of losers." And I said to their over weight female Sergeant, "kick their as*!"
I would have made a great Marine like my cousin Micah Machefsky.
So, off they went. Another group of American-Israeli soldiers spending Israeli treasure to help save American soldiers' lives in the Middle East.
A group of Ango-Israeli recruits practice map reading in Mitzpe Ramon
(Latter note: As it happens, Lag B'Omer is also celebrated as Reserve Duty Day in Israel, honoring Israel's 100,000 men and women who volunteer for reserve duty 10 or more days per year. This day was chosen because of its connection to the Jewish soldiers who, during the Bar Kochba revolt in the second century C.E., fought the Roman conquerors of Israel.)