“My story really is a fairy tale,” said Shachar, a transgender Israel Defense Forces lieutenant at an event at Congregation Kol Ami (the IDF does not permit the use of the first names of active-duty personnel). “That’s why I want to share it. I want everybody to have a chance for...
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas sends condolence letter to Peres family
Jewish groups praise Shimon Peres as respected statesman and peacemaker
Bill Clinton, Kerry to join world leaders at Peres funeral in Jerusalem
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The tomato plants are thriving. Their leafy green stalks shoot straight out of the moist brown earth and sway gently in the breeze. The lettuce, alfalfa and spicy greens starts also look healthy. Herbs grow everywhere. This garden, like all gardens at one time, is still in its...