HISTORY: How it really was

A powerful punch the morning after Yom Kippur.

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November 4, 2017 16:38
HISTORY: How it really was

The photograph of a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Gemillus Chasodim (Help for the Needy) Fund of Lagow that appears on the back of a New Year's greeting postcard circa 1937. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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IT WAS the day after Yom Kippur. We were in a post-High Holy Day kind of euphoria.

I was looking forward to my usual quiet breakfast. All my life, I have read during breakfast, focused and unaware of all else. Then, when I joined The Jerusalem Post in 1953, we received free homedelivered copies of four or five dailies, all in Hebrew except, of course for the Post.

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