Israeli military men started the construction of the graveyard for army dogs that died on their duty. The graveyard will be decorated with green lawns, flowerbeds, and even fountains.
The head of the American Jewish community, who wished to remain anonymous, assigned 30 thousand dollars for the construction of the graveyard for army dogs. Until now, dead dogs have been buried on small casual graveyards. The remains of those dogs that died of Palestinian guerrillas’ attack on Jewish settlements in March and of the Palestinian incursion in a Jewish village in 1980 will be carried over to the new cemetery.
Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.