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Thoughts on Education

One day as I watched my children complaining about school, I realized that most kids simply don’t like school.  It’s as true today as it was when I was a child many years ago.  Thus, although on the one hand … Continue reading

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Observing a Sign

Publised in Ynet’s travel section On Jerusalem’s Rechov Ussishkin, close to the corner of Rechov Keren Kayemet, hangs a sign on the brick wall adjacent to the sidewalk. The blue sign with white letters, written in both Hebrew and English, … Continue reading

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Remember the kidnapped soldiers?

November 26, 2000 (Something written 10 years ago during the height of all the attacks) A long, long time ago, long before the Hadera terrorist attack, before the Kfar Darom attack on a school bus that left three children of … Continue reading

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Do we have the right to live in Israel?

December 27, 2000 (something interesting from 10 years ago!) As the split within Israel society intensifies over the apparent willingness to the divide the land and appease our Arab neighbors, I would like to proffer the following question to the … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Israeli

A friend of mine who works in Tel Aviv recently related to me this short but incisive story. After a long day of work he entered a small fruit and vegetable store to grab a quick yet healthy snack. While … Continue reading

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