Irin Carmon

Israelis Park the Moving Truck and Head to the Mall

There’s a new rest stop on the classic Israeli road from the military to backpacking around the world: the tchotchke-laden kiosks that dot the arteries of most shopping malls. Thousands of young Israelis have been trading their M16s for aromatherapy pillows, nail buffers and foot cream.Shot in the knee two years ago during a paratrooper training