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  • Harvesting expert advice to save family’s beloved tree

    January 28, 2015 | 12:43 pm

    If Tu B’Shevat is such a happy New Year for Trees, why am I sucking lemons?

    The holiday, usually a time for planting — except this year in Israel, where many are observing the shmita year, a Torah-mandated break every seven years in the agricultural cycle — for me may be a time...

  • ‘Lemon’ Tells Bittersweet Tale of Coexistence

    By Tom Tugend

    April 22, 2009 | 3:56 am

    The Israeli film, “Lemon Tree,” is a striking story about relations between individual Israelis and Palestinians and illustrates one of the anomalies of our perception of the Middle East conflict.

    If, as a foreigner, you want to understand the attitudes of an ordinary...