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DEISI: Pro-Israel Christian South Africans visit Israel

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

“We know what Apartheid was because we still suffer from the scars of it and my parents were directly impacted,” says Olga Meshoe, COO of Defend, Embrace, Invest, Support Israel (DEISI), as she exits Yad Vashem. 1,744 more words

Israel

Triumphant

Today’s Catch-up prompt: What does triumph mean to you? 

If you subscribe the the Judeo-Christian faith, you understand the triumph in the first picture below.  But what is really special about these two photographs is that there is triumph, even in defeat. 167 more words

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Vayishlach - The Struggle of World Aids Day

Parsha Vayishlach – Week 8

This week was World Aids Day, and as Jacob struggled with the angel, so we too struggle with the meaning of a day like this. 1,238 more words

Judaism

Yad Vashem (The Holocaust Memorial)

Almost two years ago now I visited Yad Vashem for the first time. I was part of a tour organized by the Central Conference of American Rabbis which brought some of their rabbis, together with some of their Christian colleagues, on a visit to Israel. 733 more words

Zionism, Shoah, Palestine and Winter

Last post I promised that I would talk a little about what I’m studying, so here we go.

I’m taking three very interesting classes currently. 687 more words

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