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Flat White

The joy of lament

8 March 2024

2:00 AM

8 March 2024

2:00 AM

Why are the people of Israel famously resilient? When you think of the hatred and persecution they have faced over the last 3,000 years, it is amazing they persevere with normal lives as an isolated democracy in a hostile region.

It is not as though Israelis pretend the pain is not real, or that the existential threats have ceased.

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