Haim Wolf at the Givat Brenner dovecote in central Israel, April 5, 2017. Ilan Assayag

How the Israeli Army Sent Messages in the Days Before WhatsApp

The humble homing pigeon played a key role in the army's communications during the War of Independence in 1948. Now, the country's most famous dovecote is looking to take flight once more

At the entrance to Kibbutz Givat Brenner's dovecote, pigeon keeper Haim Wolf found time this week to debunk an ancient myth. The dozens of years he has spent with pigeons taught him that the Hebrew expression...

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