ISRAEL: The Person Behind the Patch

I love, I love without shame . . . I love to keep my hands in my pocket

And I love to crack sunflower seeds, To walk the road in sandals in

summer And in trousers with a patch an acre-wide,

1 love hot corn and felafel*And to lick ice cream out of a

cardboard cup in the street.

Understandably, the author of these lines is better known as a warrior than as a poet. He is Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, 56. As the legendary hero of the Sinai campaign of 1956 and the Six-Day...

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