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Sparing Pigeons Pain, Part 2

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Five Cheers for Tel Aviv’s people and government. The story that recently appeared here about pigeons’ pain, local politics, and civic action has taken a positive turn.

It began with one man who began feeding the pigeons at Gan Meir, a small park named after Tel Aviv’s first mayor, over two years ago. Early every morning he carried a bag of bread to hand out to the birds. The Pigeon Protector Prepares to Pounce photo by Marc Kornblatt

Even if you don’t like pigeons, read on, because this story has something positive to say about people, Tel Aviv’s municipality, and Israel’s place in the civilized world.

Anyway, back in February, with Covid-19 raging, the man noticed pigeons in Gan Meir hobbling about, entangled by plastic string that erosion had brought to the surface of the........

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