Peretz's Defection to Hatnuah Could Help Livni, and Yacimovich

In American politics they often cite the Democratic Party spokesman who was asked to comment on the defection of the controversial mayor of Los Angeles, Sam Yorty, to the rival Republican Party. In a single move, he said, Yorty improved the quality of both parties.

The series of booklets “Tarzan King of the Jungle,” written here for extra cash by local authors, and printed between Allenby Street and the Yemenite Quarter in Tel Aviv, had an influence on a generation of adolescents during the first decades of the existence of the state. When his time came to die, the friends of the elephant character Tantur went to a clearing in the jungle, dubbed “the elephants’ cemetery.”...