Category Archives: Israeli Jews

Surreal, mythical, and tragic

These three words describe three graphic novels about the Middle East that I recently read. Actually only two are novels, the third, Mike’s Place, is best more like historical fiction. Each book completely engages the reader via stories that are … Continue reading

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My own Christmas/Holiday truce

In the winter of ’75-’76, while serving in an infantry brigade in the Israeli army, I was stationed on Mt. Avital, a mountain on the Golan Heights. Well, actually, it was one of the several extinct volcanoes that dot the … Continue reading

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Travels with David, or the good neighbor policy in action

I grew up on the east side of Los Angeles, in a town called Montebello, a pretty cool place to grow up. It was primarily a middle-class town, filled with working class people. There were attorneys, carpenters, carpet people, clerks, … Continue reading

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