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Herzl, the Person and the Place

Herzl, the Person and the Place

Two yellow school buses pulled away from the Theodor Herzl Public School in North Lawndale, a suburb of Chicago.  It was a Friday morning in March, and on those buses were students from the Herzl School and from Temple Beth Israel of Skokie, a very different suburb of...
Warning! Arabs and Jews in Israel!

Warning! Arabs and Jews in Israel!

“You have to pick those lemons right away. Otherwise the Arabs will get them!” That urgent warning came from my neighbor across the fence here in Rehovot, a city in central Israel. It’s her lemon tree, but since half of it extends over my property, the lemons on that...