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Ziva Bakman-Flamhaft
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA
July 4 th signifies for me both sadness and
renewal. It was on this day 42 years ago in Israel - on American bicentennial -
that my father passed away. After seventeen years of suffering a serious heart
disease he succumbed to excitement when he saw on TV t...
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THE SILENCE AT THE MILITARY CEMETARY
My blog with the above title was published last Sunday in the Times of Israel. To read please go to http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-silence-at-the-military-cemetary/
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WHY I DIDN’T TALK ABOUT MY RAPE FOR THREE DECADES
As a rape
survivor decades ago   —   and as a lecturer in Political Science, who concentrates
on global affairs   —   to me the most remarkable development of 2017, is not
the ascendance of Vladimir Putin to the most powerful men in the world, the
North Kor...
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My Memoir
It's finally out. After a decade of writing and rewriting,
editing and re-editing with the help of recommended qualified editor; after doubts
and reassurances, and after translating the book into Hebrew and publishing it
in Israel two years before its final...
My Memoir
My Memoir
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Tribute to My Mother on Mother's Day
From Bravery to Despair My mother Khaya, the fifth among
eight siblings, was born to the Sher family on January 17, 1915. In her youth,
my mother’s beauty was legendary among those who had known her, and tales of
her looks traveled beyond her hometown. When...
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The Security Council, Jewish Settlements and Kerry's Speech
I support wholeheartedly Jewish self-determination in the ancient homeland
of the Jewish People, with equal rights to all citizens. I am not more nor less of a nationalist than any other member of a
group who seeks the right of statehood. And because I reco...
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On Sexual Entitlement
Yesterday I visited the Clark Museum in Williamstown, Ma. I
had been there many times before. Each time, I saw Jean-Léon Gérome’s 1866 magnificent
painting “Slave Market.” Each time, it touched me deeply. But in lieu of the subjectivization
of women by Dona...
On Sexual Entitlement
On Sexual Entitlement
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A Woman President
The cynic in me sneered at the excitement over nominating
a woman as a presidential candidate in a country as advanced as America. After
all, women have ruled powerful monarchies at least since the 16 th century. More recently women had been elected heads o...
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