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Go to Gush Katif to Avoid the Heat

It is HOT in Jerusalem. Really Hot. And when you add to the heat the fact that schools are closed and the kids are home, the heat becomes unbearable. 412 more words

Torah Life

Bibi: Listen to My Boy's Simple Logic

I wrote this post on Tisha B’Av.

On Tisha B’Av, I was watching Gush Katif videos.  It’s a fitting activity, music or not, because the expulsion of 8,600 Jews from their homes, and literally cutting off a limb of Israel, is one of the tragedies that led to tragedies of our time.   775 more words

Parenting

Remembering Gush Katif 10 years after the expulsion

Today (technically the day after Tisha B’Av)  is the 10th anniversary of one of the most traumatic events in modern Israeli history: the expulsion of the Jewish citizens of the settlement bloc of… 1,483 more words

Israel News

Israeli Summer Heats Up

As the summer weather heats up, I slow down.

Sipping an ice coffee while walking

has become a routine.

It seems I am not alone, this man who… 407 more words

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An 11 Year Retrospect on our Aliyah: Coming Alive in Israel

Reflections: 11 Year Retrospect on Aliyah

Coming Alive in a Land called Home: Part One

By Ariella Bracha Waldinger

I still find it hard to believe that 11 years have passed since we made Aliyah. 2,684 more words

Israel

Timely : Withdrawal from Gaza [CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL LENGTH FILM]

Click here to view WITHDRAWAL FROM GAZA

9 years ago this month the State of Israel underwent an internally polarizing and extraordinary dramatic event which would become known as the disengagement from the Gaza Strip. 103 more words

Israel & Middle East

4 Hamas Billionaires and 600 Millionaires Turning Civilian Suffering into Hard Cash

By S.M. Lightening

The media in Israel, but more so in neighboring Egypt, is full of condemnations of Hamas leaders, who live in luxury hotels at the expense of the Qatar oil sheiks, or in mansions with the latest fitness equipment, while instructing the downtrodden civilians in the… 913 more words

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