Noga Tarnopolsky is GlobalPost's Senior Correspondent in Israel and Palestine. She has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post and Ha'aretz among other publications. Follow her at www.globalpost.com and on Twitter at @ntarnopolsky.

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WILL TO LIVE

Shalom Yospe, 72, has lived in a kibbutz near Israel’s embattled border with Gaza since the 1960s. His resilience and generosity are reminders of ideals that built the country.