INN describes the heart-wrenching letter that Lt. Col. Noam Ron requested to be read to his parents, in case he was killed in action.
In the letter, which he wrote on July 24, 2006, Noam Ron made reference to the tragic death of his younger brother, Eyal, years earlier. "I am going to meet Eyal, whom I miss very much," he wrote. "For you, this will be a second blow, and I really feel sorry for you. Try to do everything in order to bring back the smile and the joy to your lives. Keep looking at the full half of the glass and know that there is nothing Eyal and I want more than for you to be happy."
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Security agencies have banned an Egyptian film about the Arab nation's once-thriving Jewish community just a day before it was due to open in cinemas, according to the documentary's producer.
The Jews of Egypt examines the lives of the country's estimated 65,000 Jews prior to their departure in the late 1950s due to Egypt's conflict with Israel. Producer Haytham el-Khamissy said no reason had been given for the ban, which recalls the worst excesses of the famously censorial regime of former dictator Hosni Mubarak.
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