Commentary on Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World
Monday, September 04, 2006
Back to School
Having no children of my own, I have overlooked one aspect of the war: how it affected and is still affecting the kids of the North. After an unusual summer vacation, which will surely be remembered for the war, children in Israel returned to school on Sunday. In a Ha'aretz article titled "Shrapnel in the school yard," Vered Lee documents the first day back at an elementary school in Kiryat Yam, a Haifa suburb.