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"In every generation they rise up to destroy us" was, and is, a warning to be taken seriously.

Credit: Yaakov (DryBones) Kirschen.
Credit: Yaakov (DryBones) Kirschen.
Yaakov Kirschen
Brooklyn-born (in 1938) cartoonist Yaakov Kirschen made Aliyah to Israel in 1971 and began drawing his Dry Bones cartoons in January of 1973. He is a member of both America’s National Cartoonists Society and the Israeli Cartoonists Society. Dry Bones was internationally syndicated and ran in The Jerusalem Post for 50 years, being reprinted by the New York Times, Time magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and other major media publications. The Dry Bones story has been covered by CBS, CNN, Forbes and many others.

Hamas’s Oct. 7 pogrom has changed us.

It has smashed our youngsters with an explosive and frightening reality.

How will they deal with this trauma? What will they be like as adults? What will their Israel be like? 

“Never again” is a great slogan.

But “In every generation they rise up to destroy us” was, and is, a warning to be taken seriously.

The opinions and facts presented in this article are those of the author, and neither JNS nor its partners assume any responsibility for them.

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