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(Photo: The snake bomb shelter at the local children’s playground) As I sit here with my trusty keyboard on knee, I wonder what makes...

Mike Netanel

“My mind is made up—don’t confuse me with facts.” I know that’s the way antisocial media works, but if you’re interested in facts about...

Mark Lavie
Golda Lioness

One of my favorite movies is Field of Dreams, a fantasy/dramatic adaptation of Shoeless Joe, a novel by Canadian author W. P. Kinsella. Despite...

Mark David

Oftentimes people will thank me for my service. It has been more than seven years since I got out of the army, and I...

Craig Fox
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Appeard in the Canadian Jewish News Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel’s Middle East analyst and, formerly, Arab affairs reporter for Ha’aretz, is not...

Paul Michaels

Since junior high school I have had an insatiable appetite for reading military history. My initial area of interest was World War II. I...

Mark David

On Tuesday evening, Israelis stood quietly as sirens across the country marked Yom Hazikaron – Memorial Day in honour of Israel’s fallen soldiers and...

Except for sensationalized reports of the Obama administration’s overwhelming frustration with Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu and of ordinary Palestinians, incited by their leaders,...

Bill Narvey

Early Friday afternoon I was tidying my apartment in central Tel Aviv when I heard sirens – one after another. I knew something bad...

Brenda Yablon
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