A man walks by a concrete wall built around a kindergarten in Kibbutz Nahal Oz on August 29, 2014. A four-year-old boy was killed in the kibbutz by a mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip during the recent war between Israel and Hamas. Two kindergartens are now protected by 15-foot high blast walls. (Quique Kierszenbaum/McClatchy)
A man walks by a concrete wall built around a kindergarten in Kibbutz Nahal Oz on August 29, 2014. A four-year-old boy was killed in the kibbutz by a mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip during the recent war between Israel and Hamas. Two kindergartens are now protected by 15-foot high blast walls. (Quique Kierszenbaum/McClatchy) McClatchy
A man walks by a concrete wall built around a kindergarten in Kibbutz Nahal Oz on August 29, 2014. A four-year-old boy was killed in the kibbutz by a mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip during the recent war between Israel and Hamas. Two kindergartens are now protected by 15-foot high blast walls. (Quique Kierszenbaum/McClatchy) McClatchy

Israeli communities near Gaza try to recover spirit after summer war

October 03, 2014 07:05 PM