Snapshot: Ehud Barak, Disarmed

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has certainly managed to embroil himself plenty in his life, but the way it looks here, he has also been able to love.

The watch worn by Defense Minister Ehud Barak and the watch worn by the curly-haired, gray-eyed boy show exactly the same time: ten minutes to noon. This is the memorial service for iconic songwriter Haim Hefer, held in the Western Galilee village of Ein Hod. The beautiful boy, grandson of Hefer (the boy's brother sits next to hima) is holding a staple-bound songbook and looking straight into Yaron Kaminsky's...