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My Incredible First Day in Israel


The Russian Compound in Jerusalem

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Rather than remaining free in America where the Israelis couldn’t touch him, Era Rappaport flew back to Israel to be with his friends. The police were waiting for him at the Ben Gurion Airport when he got off the plane.

Why’d you come back to Israel?” a reporter asked him.

(I think a reporter asked him – or maybe I just made it up for the story I wrote for The Jewish Press.)

As a Jew, I’d rather sit in a prison in Israel than be a free man in America!” was what he answered.

Anyway, that’s what I wrote that he said.

Because I believe that it’s true.

Tzvi Fishman

About the Author: Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Creativity and Jewish Culture for his novel "Tevye in the Promised Land." A wide selection of his books are available at Amazon. His recent movie "Stories of Rebbe Nachman" The DVD of the movie is available online.

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Tzvi Fishman, author of the Jewish Press blog Felafel on Rye and author of more than a dozen books.
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