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A girl hugs her dog while youth play soccer near a building under construction in Beersheba, Israel, Feb. 11. 2017. This southern town of 220,000 is shedding its image as a dusty backwater to become Israel’s fastest-growing city, a boom mirrored and maybe even fueled by the unlikely success of its soccer club, Hapoel Beer Sheva. (Dan Balilty/The New York Times) - XNYT64