Harry D. Wall
By Harry D. Wall
Israel pays the price for Netanyahu’s pandemic politics
As New York targets neighborhoods, including those with many Haredi Jews, where COVID-19 outbreaks have spiked, Israelis can only look on with envy. For the past three weeks, the country has been in a nationwide lockdown to contain a world-high infection rate, that is primarily concentrated in Haredi areas. But rather than focus on those…
My father’s sister died in the 1918 flu pandemic. He didn’t find her grave until 2011.
For millions of Americans, the history of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic has become, unfortunately, newly relevant. But for my family, the 1918 pandemic entered our lives in a very personal way less than a decade ago, in the spring of 2011, when my father, a retired physician, read John Barry’s book “The Great Influenza.”…
How Bob Simon Found Peace in Israel — While Reporting on War and Occupation
The tragic death of Bob Simon in a car crash in New York last week has brought much attention to his remarkable career as a foreign and “60 Minutes” correspondent. For a significant part his life — over 20 years — he lived in Israel. It is there where we met, developed and continued a…
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