Ruins and memories of a paradise lost in an Israeli village where attackers killed, kidnapped dozens

KIBBUTZ NIR OZ, Israel — Nearly two weeks after Hamas militants left his village scorched and shattered, Shachar Butler returned to bury a friend who was slain. But it was the town itself, a quarter of its residents dead or missing, that he eulogized. “It was the happiest place alive. It was a green place, … Read more