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FIRST PERSON: When Brussels meant freedom from fear for an Israeli

A man walks in an empty tunnel of the closed subway central station in Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 21, 2015. (Nicolas Maeterlinck/AFP/Getty Images)

(JTA) — Growing up, trips to stay with my Jewish family in Brussels were a taste of freedom. In my native Israel, waves of Palestinian terrorist attacks kept me under constant maternal surveillance. Fear of regular bus bombings limited my excursions to biking distance. On the tranquil streets of… Read more »