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SLIDESHOW: An Illustrated Diary Of Israel After The Six Day War

While fighting raged during the Six Day War, I felt compelled to apply to volunteer in Israel — to do work that soldiers would have been doing. The war ended in a miraculous six days, but the Jewish Agency decided to bring us to Israel anyway. I spent a year in three different parts of the country: the Negev, the Galilee and Jerusalem. Here I present some of my most vivid memories from that year.

Katherine Janus Kahn is the illustrator of more than 50 books, all for Jewish children, including the “Sammy Spider” series.


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