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Fire, Fire

It’s 6 PM on July 17th, two days before the 17th of Tammuz, and small planes are circling my house. The people in them are trying to assess the fire raging in the Jerusalem Forest below Yad V’Shem, not far … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, The Biography

In the cab on the way to the British Ambassador’s Ramat Gan Residence to hear writer Simon Sebag Montefiore discuss his bestseller Jerusalem, The Biography (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011), I noticed the invitation was for two.  I asked the cab … Continue reading

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The policeman caught me slowing down at a Stop sign rather than  stopping completely. I admitted my guilt. I couldn’t see oncoming traffic if I stopped at the  sign, so I drove slowly to a point where I could see … Continue reading

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