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Nation might not be safest but it’s the most interesting

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel_at_60/article/nation_might_not_be_safest_but_its_the_most_interesting_20080516

Not too far from my home there's a street named for the German poet Heinrich Heine, a baptized Jew and metaphorical Marrano. Sometimes on Shabbat afternoons, I take a long Jerusalem walk with my son, soon to be a soldier, and Lizzie, our German shepherd, a breed of dog that in my wildest Diaspora dreams I could never imagine owning.

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