This week's post will take about six minutes to watch. It is a clip from a remarkable film made around 2009 in Israel, Lemon Tree. The plot, as you will see, revolves around a Palestinian widow living in the West Bank, whose land includes a lemon grove. The Israeli Defense Minister has moved next door, and this has immediate repercussions that the clip explains. According to Wikipedia, the plot is closely based on real events. You will find the clip here:
This is an avi file, a standard video format. I hope that your device will open it in its favorite video player, whatever that happens to be. I use Media Player, which I think is free.
This post is dedicated to my grandfather, Moshe Ber Kaiser, who over the strong objections of his wife moved his whole family from Ukraine to the United States--where life was better.