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Take Courage, I've been this way before

Joshua was Moses’ right hand man just next to Aaron. He was with Moses when God spoke on the mountain, when Moses raised his arms over the embattled People of God when Moses was seemingly controlling the battle from afar. 610 more words

Hope

Argentina Helped Shield Iran

Intercepted conversations between representatives of the Iranian and Argentine governments point to a long pattern of secret negotiations to reach a deal in which Argentina would receive oil in exchange for shielding Iranian officials from charges that they orchestrated the bombing of a Jewish community center in 1994. 1,324 more words

Political

Even Abraham and Sarah were converts.

While I don’t need to convert to Judaism to connect to G-d, having a Jewish life is the right path for me. Studying the Torah gives me meaning and to one day become a part of the Jewish people gives me a sense of belonging. 942 more words

Travel

The 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

They say no birds sing at Auschwitz. In fact, a deathly silence cuts you to the core, when you are there.

As we mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau with candles lit across the world, I still remember how harrowing it was visiting the concentration camp in Poland, in the early 1990s. 304 more words

Challenges

505 days, 37 border crossings, 26 countries, 77,000 km!

In an instant we have passed though an invisible curtain. We’ve very definitely just left Asia behind. We can feel it in the Autumn that’s in full swing, as well as see it in the shape and colour of people’s faces and eyes. 2,353 more words

Architecture