In my email inbox yesterday was an appeal for charity for a 12-year-old Jewish girl named Noa, living in Israel, who just recently celebrated her bat-mitzvah. 1,118 more words
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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
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