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A tour of Jerusalem’s future

By Yoni Peres JERUSALEM — We are now celebrating 50 years for the “reunion” of west and east Jerusalem. In 1967, in response to the threast of Gamal Abdel Nasser, Israel commenced the Six Day War. Jordan and Syria joined Egypt and as a result, Israel conquered Sinai from Egypt, the Golan Heights from Syria, and the […]

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The luthier on the hill

By Yoni Peres KIBBUTZ ALONEI HABASHAN, Golan Heights — Driving on the winding road, up the hills of the Golan Height, one cannot ignore the breath taking scenery – Lush green rugged meadows, lakes, creeks and little water falls, and cowboys on horses leading herds of cows. Not far from the Golan “capitol”- Katzrin, I […]

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Posted in Middle East, Music and Visual Arts, Peres_Yoni, Travel, Cuisine, & Miscellaneous

Tel Aviv readies new natural history museum

By Yoni Peres, DVM TEL AVIV, Israel — At the top of the cliff, just like Noah’s Ark after the flood, overlooking the Tel Aviv skyline, stands a unique building – the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History. Just a few steps away, in an old building at the Tel Aviv University’s Department of Zoology, Professor Tamar Dayan, the […]

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Posted in Jewish History, Middle East, Peres_Yoni, Science, Medicine, Education, The World We Share

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