Sarit Zehavi

Sarit Zehavi is the CEO and founder of Alma, an independent research and education centre focused on Israel's security challenges on its northern border.

What it’s like living next door to Hezbollah

At 6.30 am on October 7, I began receiving hundreds of messages as Hamas began its invasion of Israel. We knew immediately that where we lived, nine kilometres from the Lebanese border, could soon be unsafe if Hezbollah joined in on the attack.  I immediately jumped out of bed and told my husband, ‘There’s a war, I’m