In Israel, Modern Medicine Grapples With Ghosts of the Third Reich – A Palestinian surgeon, a Jewish patient, a Nazi medical text — and an unlikely bond. | Nytimes
JERUSALEM — The explosion flung him skyward, legs first, before he crashed to the ground.It was June 2002, at the height of the second Palestinian intifada. Dvir Musai, then a 13-year-old Israeli schoolboy from a religious Jewish settlement, was on a class cherry-picking trip in the southern West Bank. On his way back to the bus, he stepped on a mine laid by Palestinian militants and was gravely wounded, along with two other boys.