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Magic & childhood

Three tales of innocence from Israel

By Etgar Keret   February 2007

Hat trick “Allakazeem—Allakazam!” and out it comes At the end of the show, I pull a rabbit out of a hat. I always do it at the end, because kids love animals. At least I did when I was a kid. That way I can end the show on a high note, at the point when I pass the rabbit around so the kids can pet it and feed it. At least, that’s how it used to be once. It’s harder with today’s kids; they don’t get as excited. But still, I leave the rabbit for the end. It’s the…

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