By Dana Weiler-Polak
These Teens Don’t Want Your Pity
Crossposted from Haaretz The curtain rises on a teen in a wheelchair, an escort beside him. Evyatar Banai’s song “Yesh Li sikui” (“I have a Chance” ) plays in the background. The teen says: “I’m standing here today, but not everyone is standing with me; there are some who are different.” Very soon the audience…
Israel’s Candidates Make Their Last-Minute Appeals
Front-runners Tzipi Livni and Benjamin Netanyahu made last-minute appeals to Israel’s voters Tuesday, as polls opened in a general election that pollsters have said is too close to call. As Livni cast her ballot in Tel Aviv, the Kadima chairwoman vowed that victory was “within reach.” “I know that the ballot I cast here was…
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