My home/Not my home: Not giving up on Israel
It’s harder now to love Israel. But this would be a foolish time to walk away, just when the values that drew me, and others like me, to Israel, are most at risk.
I arrived in Israel on July 1st for my usual summer trip here, a combination of work, vacation and time with my Israeli cousins and friends, a time to live my shadow-life. I say shadow-life because I wake each morning, whether in my home in Brooklyn or here in Israel feeling that each foot is in one place, but never both together—half of me in New York and half of me in Israel. It’s been like this since my...
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