Mout EverestAn Israeli who rescued a distressed climber on Mount Everest instead of pushing onward to the summit said Friday that the man he helped, an American of Turkish origin, is like a brother to him.

The friendship stands in contrast to the political tension between Turkey and Israel, which were once firm allies.

Four climbers died on their way down from the summit as the weather deteriorated.

(READ the story at Washington Post) – Thanks also to Roberta for sending the link.


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