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Sderot essay contest's compelling entries

I belatedly came across the Sderot Media Center's 'creative writing' project, which asked Sderot residents, young and old, to write about their lives. A handful of the entries (essays, poems & stories) are translated into English, as are videos of a few of the entrants.

Here's an excerpt fr…

An American Journo visits Sderot

Stacey Maltin, an American actress/journalist/dancer is temporarily transplanted to Tel Aviv, and is blogging for YNetNews, after being inspired by her Birthright trip. Here's an excerpt from a recent posting she wrote after a trip to Sderot:

Never did I think a place could exist where it wa…

From Tel Hai to Sderot

The guest posting below was kindly provide to us by IDF soldier Yoav B.; we urge you to take a look at his compelling new blog, "Israeli Soldier's Life & Thoughts."

My name is Yoav and I am a soldier in the IDF, currently posted in Judea and Samaria.

Just over a month ago, my company commemo…

Sderot: The Musical

'SDEROT: Rock in the Red Zone' is a documentary about the startlingly vibrant music scene in Sderot. The film's not released yet, but you can see the trailer on YouTube, and it looks powerful. Click on the video image below to take a look.

And if you want to read more about one of the creat…

Shielding Sderot

An interesting intersection of two different kinds of protection for the people of Sderot...

In recent weeks, a cavernous $5 million steel-reinforced indoor playground funded by the Jewish National Fund has opened, giving local kids a chance to enjoy climbing walls, air hockey and sports…

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