The war. It was my first conscious awareness of the war. The second experience if you count the civil war that took place when I was a feutus!
This was the Israeli-Arab war. Back then, I did not understand what it means. In the eyes of my parents and family, it meant fear, scare, worry about food, never using lights at night (to avoid air strikes), spending unusual time listening to the Radio, my father reading many newspapers that mentioned nothing. Cursing the TV because their news are always too late. I still remember when I spent all the night listening to the radio trying to figure out what is happening and my father hitting me because I should be asleep. It was the first time I was hit by my father. I think the war has a terrible impact on ...