The new school year in Israel opened Sunday with brand-new backpacks, notebooks — and, in Jerusalem’s Gilo neighborhood, drills on responding to mortar attacks. Security was tight around schools amid warnings of terror attacks. Israeli Arabs closed schools in their areas as a protest against poor classroom conditions.
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