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Chanukah— the pink elephant of Annapolis


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/chanukah_the_pink_elephant_of_annapolis_20071221

I spent the last week of November in Israel and watched the Annapolis show unfold through the lens of Israeli TV. As expected, everyone in Israel watched that show with both nervous curiosity and cynical dismissal. But the event that truly captured the public imagination and managed to elevate people's spirit above the mundane was one that occurred 200 miles away from Annapolis, in a place called Lake Success, and it took place 60 years ago, Nov. 29, 1947.

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