(World Israel News) In a special operation, the Mossad, Israel’s national intelligence agency, returned the wristwatch of late Mossad fighter Eli Cohen to the Jewish state recently, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s media adviser announced in a press release Thursday.
During the annual Mossad memorial ceremony for Eli Cohen several weeks ago, Mossad Director Yossi Cohen presented to Cohen’s family the wristwatch that he wore during his mission in Syria, the adviser said.
The watch is currently on display at Mossad headquarters in Tel Aviv as a memorial to the legendary fighter. It will be transferred to the custody of the family on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, which falls in September.
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