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    Posted July 16, 2014 by
    Eshkol Region, Israel
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    New violence in Israel and West Bank

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    Thoughts on War and Peace in the Middle East while on a Six-Minute Walk


    Warning: no exciting loud noises or action scenes… just little ole me talking to you.


    I live in a kibbutz (a communal village) on the border with the Gaza Strip. Despite the fact that we are in the middle of Operation Protective Edge, my dogs still need their twice-daily walk. I turn on the camera in order to catch a red alert, and give you a sense of what it is like when the warning infuses a frightening, yet life-saving adrenaline rush. This morning it did not catch us on our walk, but I was in an especially pensive and talkative mood, and thought some of you might be interested in “accompanying” me virtually on my morning walk.


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