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Kuwait Money

“I have a Jew in my home?” she says in her lilting Arabic accent , beaming at me.  I cringe. I only told her because she revealed that she had helped an Israeli visit Kuwait, and that she loves Jews. It’s not safe to be a Jew here. “Why don’t we just keep it to Read More

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Weed: Israel and Palestine

Israeli Weed in Three Cities Tel Aviv-Yafo SMASH. Everyone starts at the sound of glass breaking. It’s one of the few times I see the deep trauma and fear lurking just below the surface in all who call Israel and/or Palestine home. A sketchy deadbeat angrily saunters away from the outdoor patio. There’s a panic Read More