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Dwarfs and Deer

~Outside Winterden~

Crenna is sleeping on a rock without a care in the world.

Snow shuffles as Dreygan pushes his way up the hill, coated with a thin layer of white. 2,280 more words

Welcome to the house of fun

When I was an adolescent, I believed in virtually nothing. Cynicism ruled OK. I sneered at the frum boys but was too inhibited to go clubbing with the crowd. 569 more words

Aliyah

Sunday: French aliyah

yesterday morning (sunday 18th), 7.15-7.22am, on bbc radio 4
sunday includes …

“Last week’s attacks in Paris have stoked fears amongst the Jewish community and the number of inquiries of people making “Aliyah” (returning to Israel) has risen from hundreds to 2,000 since the attacks.

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And so it begins

The Narrow Gate Hall

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The Hall of the Narrow Gate is brightly lit by a large chandelier, and by torches on the walls. A bar runs along the length of the south wall. 4,927 more words

Winter and Water

~Outside Winterden~

Crenna comes out of the den, yawning. She shakes her coat, her eyes scanning the rock.

Aliyah comes up the hill, shaking out a slightly wet coat. 1,855 more words

Parsha Shemot: What’s In a Name?

Parsha Shemot: What’s In a Name?

By Ariella Bracha Waldinger

The opening Torah portion in the book of Exodus is titled Shemot which means “names.” The Torah commentaries teach us that one of the reasons our ancestors merited to leave Egypt and be redeemed was because they did not change their Hebrew name.   878 more words

Aliyah

Terror in the service of Jewish immigration

Palestinians are saying that the terrorist operation in the kosher supermarket, which was carried supposedly on their behalf, only caused them more harm.

By Amira Hass… 981 more words

Palestine