A heartbreaking report of the funeral of a young soldier, killed in Operation Protective Edge.

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Instead of being played at his wedding, the tune that Omri loved was sung at his funeral
Category: Israel
Issue No. 176
 

Daniel and his team from the elite 669 rescue unit, is called on to save a pilot who has crashed into the sea. Every second counts as the team fulfills the duty they have been trained to do.

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When an F16I fighter crashes into the sea
Category: Israel
Issue No. 176
 

Barbara reminds us of the reasons why Israelis are called "Sabras". She feels the strain and worry of living through the trying times of Operation Protective Edge, but feels a huge debt of gratitude to the young men and women sabras, who are protecting us.

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Peeling the Sabra
Category: Israel
Issue No. 176
 

It's strange how one feels they know their own city, but when seen through someone else's eyes, amazingly, it's quite different. Sara Groundland describes a guided walking tour through Jerusalem. Their group discovered parks and alleys unknown to them and enjoyed several hours of wandering and wondering, listening to their learned guide's recounting of historical events and amusing anecdotes. They had an interesting time and learnt many things about their beautiful city.

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Stepping out for an amazing walking tour of Jerusalem
Category: Israel
Issue No. 176
 

The hiking group sets off from the coastal plain and into the Carmel highlands inland from Zichron Yaakov, a particularly scenic route. The first stop is at Bat Shlomo east of Zichron, and a stop at the stone house and museum of the Shwartzman family, who for 4 generations have been farming in the original manner of their grandfathers. The group climbs Mount Horshan, which has a rather weak spring, Ein Tut. The hike eventually ends at Nahal Taninim, which presumably once had crocodiles.

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In the footsteps of Baron Rothschild
Category: Israel
Issue No. 176
 

Above the crater

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Above the crater
Category: Israel
Issue No. 176
 

The Nitzan Visitor’s Center tells the history of Gush Katif, the disputed area of the Gaza Strip that was taken in the Six-DayWar and vacated by the Sharon government in 2005. Marsha Stein takes a look at what happened to the settlers who left their homes.

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Whatever happened to Gush Katif?
Category: Israel
Issue No. 175
 

The Israel National Trail is 1000 kilometers long and runs from the Dan Nature Reserve in the north to Eilat in the south, without crossing the green line. It is enjoyed by hikers, cyclists and jeep travelers. Nancy Tamir recounts its history

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Trail that covers the country
Category: Israel
Issue No. 175
 

An interesting tidbit of history in the form of a translation of the writer Dr. Yossi Beilin's account published in 2013 about Hebrew becoming the dominant language in pre-State Israel. It includes a reference to EZRA, an organization set up in Europe in 1901, and a response by Dr. Avshalom Kor.

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What’s in a name – or in a language?
Category: Israel
Issue No. 175
 

Pamela Peled discusses the response of the Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) to persistent pleas to entertainers to boycott Israel. She talks with CCFP’s director, Laura Melman, to learn how the organization attempts to make artists part of the solution.

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You can’t always get what you want
Category: Israel
Issue No. 175
 
 
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