(Boom T’rach) Tale of 5 Balloons (An Israeli Political Parable)

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There is no happy end to this. Just when you thought that maybe their luck will turn, you know it won’t. In the classical Israeli children’s story from 1974, The Tale of 5 Balloons, the children are so sad that it’s funny.

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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