Israel Was Scarred by the '90s Terror Wave. In 2022, Things Can Be Different

Today's Israeli government is run by a right-wing, religious prime minister and includes a Palestinian leader who heads an Islamic movement. This disastrous wave of terror presents an opportunity to forge a common front

Ravit Hecht
Ravit Hecht
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Ravit Hecht
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Those who were already old enough at the end of the 1990s and early 2000s to be conscious of what was happening around them still have the trauma stored in their minds – as well as their bodies. For our younger readers, let me tell you about practices that were common among mothers at the time: They didn’t send two of their children together to the mall and refrained from having family meals at restaurants. And buses bringing kids to school were empty because anyone who had another option used it.

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