Middle East: Lever on Lebanon

For a moment last week Golda Meir was no longer the drill-sergeant Premier of Israel but simply a woman bereaved. Accompanied by President Zalman Shazar, Mrs. Meir attended funeral services in Jerusalem for 20 Jews who were among the 47 people killed on Feb. 21 when a sabotaged Swissair jet exploded and crashed while flying from Zurich to Tel Aviv. As she spoke of Israel's doleful familiarity with "the phenomenon of the common grave," Mrs. Meir buried her face in her hands and wept. Then she dried her tears and in a firm...

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