Back in the USSR, Where a Chilling Past Meets an Awkward Present

An Israeli delegation's visit to the birthplace of Shimon Peres digs up old ghosts.

I had lingered for a bit near the blonde hair dyes in the pharmacy before coming here. It had grown into an obsession -- my hair was too dark for a trip to Russia, if I could only made it a bit lighter, redder, something, I'd be safer.