The Mideast War: Jerusalem: Waking Up from a Dream

In front of the Wailing Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem last week, Jewish youths linked their arms for the traditional dances and songs of the joyous holiday of Simhath Torah. Yet the festivities, watched by curious Arabs, could not mask the grim mood of Jerusalem and Israel. The city and the nation are gripped by a cold fury, reported TIME Correspondent Marsh Clark: "It is an icy resolve that has stilled the passing joke. Like the coming of the khamsin, the cruel desert wind that afflicts the spirit of all those in...

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