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How the Pandemic Nearly Tore Israel Apart

How the Pandemic Nearly Tore Israel Apart

How the Pandemic Nearly Tore Israel Apart How the Pandemic Nearly Tore Israel Apart The scenes of I.D.F. service members taking over Haredi communities held a deeper meaning for both sides, because the Haredim are largely exempt from Israel’s mandatory military service — just one of the many ways they remain outside the mainstream of Israeli society. Indeed, nearly half …

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In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed

In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed

In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed MOSCOW — Elated by the defeat of a hard-line Communist coup in August 1991, thousands of mostly young Muscovites gathered in front of the K.G.B. headquarters and argued over how best to seal their victory with a bold, …

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Manolis Glezos Dies at 97; Tore Down Nazi Flag Over Athens

Manolis Glezos Dies at 97; Tore Down Nazi Flag Over Athens

“That was my first act of resistance, and I knew there would be others,” he said. His death sentence was commuted, but his younger brother, Nikos, who was also part of the resistance movement, was executed by the Germans in 1944. Mr. Glezos was imprisoned in 1943 by Italian occupation forces and again in 1944 by Greek collaborators with the …

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