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Shulamit Aloni– A symbol of tolerance

Shula was a performer. What I wouldn’t give to see her just one more time, her charisma, her vast knowledge and steadfast faith in her beliefs.

Shulamit Aloni
Photo by: REUTERS
On January 24, Shulamit Aloni – lawyer, MK, activist, personality and Israel prize winner – died at the age of 85. She was most remembered for her tireless fights in the struggle for human and civil rights in the State of Israel and her gumption, never backing down to stand up for those who couldn’t stand up for themselves.

I grew up in a highly politicized home. How politicized? Let’s just say when everyone else was addicted to TV shows like Dallas or Dynasty, my parents would gather excitedly on the family couch to watch the Moked evening news program.

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