Israel's jolly, jingoistic board games of yesteryear
War games were a hit, geography games only had Jewish towns. A new book shows how these board games were not just child's play, but reflected the Zeitgeist of Israel's first decades.
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Just a quick browse through the pages of the new book "Hey Daroma! Mishakei Hakufsa Shel Pa'am" (Southward! Board Games of Yesteryear) is enough to reveal how much Israeli childhood and its values have changed over the years.