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Contributor Archives: Mihal Eliav
Mihal Eliav, of Beer Sheva, is a teacher who made aliyah from the United States 30 years ago. She posted these thoughts on the Shomernet (Hashomer Hatzair alumni) listserv.
12/30/09 afternoon Tonight, about half an hour ago, the sirens wailed for the first time in Be’er Sheva. About 40 seconds later, right on schedule, fell 2 bombs. So, we now know that the system works. I knew from the …
By Mihal Eliav Down here we haven’t heard any bombs or aircraft. Yet. What we do hear, of course, is the media having their field day and what we don’t hear is the public. After much thought, I have a …