A fisherman walks under Palestinian and Turkish flags at a memorial site in memory of nine Turkish activists who were killed in a deadly raid by the Israeli army on a Turkish aid ship bound for the Gaza Strip last year, in the port of Gaza City. (AP Images/Adel Hana)
Last year an international crisis exploded when Israel stopped a flotilla of ships from breaking its naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.
The incident left Israel feeling more isolated, but some Jews saw the pages of Scripture coming alive through the crisis.
When Israeli commandos stormed the Turkish-owned flagship, Mavi Mamara, leading the flotilla, things quickly turned deadly. Pro-Palestinian activists attacked the soldiers, who then defended themselves. Nine activists died in the melee. read more