Israel: 59 Years of Survival

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    Celebrating Survival at 59
    By Suzanne Fields, The Washington Times
    April 30, 2007

    This is the season of celebration in Israel, commemorating survival first of all. There's remembrance of the Holocaust, remembrance of those who died fighting for independence and remembrance of those who have fallen since in defense of the nation's right to exist. Remembrance was bittersweet the other night in the great ballroom of Washington's Shoreham Hotel, transformed for the night into "Jerusalem Hall," but with a flourish of trumpets as well. Fifty-nine years of survival as a nation in the cauldron of the Middle East is no small feat.

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