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Award-winning writer and lecturer Barbara Sofer grew up
in a small town in Connecticut, and moved to Israel in 1971. She is a
graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Hebrew University in
Jerusalem. Her articles -taking on a wide range of subjects from ethnic
cooking to terrorism--have appeared in The New
York Times, The Boston Globe, Parents, Readers' Digest, Woman's Day,
Hadassah Magazine and Inside Magazine
among many others. She writes a bi-weekly column for the Friday Jerusalem
Barbara has written five books and contributed to
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The Human Spirit: Where were you when? Write it down!
By Barbara Sofer
This is one of those "where were you when" weeks, when those of us who remember the Six Day War think back to the fear and ebullient relief that characterized the first week in June 50 years ago. The jubilee of Jerusalem's reunification has given me an excuse to question neighbors and friends about that momentous time in their lives.
One soldier neighbor was posted in the Sanhedria neighborhood. He was sent to report after the battle on Ammunition Hill. "The bunkers were lined with bodies of soldiers from both sides.
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