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Iron Swords War

Day 109: Iron Swords War

By Leah Garber They enlisted in reserve service on October 7. They came from big cities and small villages. They came from the settlements and a Bedouin village. Young men … Continued

Day 76: Iron Swords War

By Leah Garber Tomorrow, the tenth of the Hebrew month of Tevet, is one of four Jewish fast days to commemorate the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem. On … Continued

Day 75: Iron Swords War

By Leah Garber Twenty-one percent of Israeli citizens are Arabs, Druze, or Bedouin. All are considered full, equal Israeli citizens—they hold Israeli passports, receive social services, and can vote for … Continued

Day 38: Iron Swords War

By Leah Garber There are images that are deeply burned into the mind and refuse to let go. Such is the picture of Shiri Bibas and her two children, nine-month-old … Continued

Day 34: Iron Swords War

By Leah Garber In a country that throughout its 75 years of existence has experienced eight wars and many military operations, the army occupies a significant space in daily life. … Continued

Day 33: Iron Swords War

By Leah Garber Throughout the years, there have been many times I have heard the expression Rak B’Yisrael | רק בישראל | Only in Israel—and usually not as a compliment. … Continued