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Shmitta: On Mindfulness and Striving for the Ideal - Yom Hashoa-Yom Hazikaron-Yom Haatzmaut Parshat Behar (Bechukotai) 5774

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From Destruction to Redemption: A Dialectical experience

Last week we marked Yom Hashoa, this week we celebrated Yom Haatzamut. 4,344 more words

רוקדים בין הדגלים--Independence Day

It would be impossible to articulate exactly how it felt to be on Rothchild Street in Tel Aviv on the night of Yom Ha’aztmaut, but maybe this video can transport you:


The Land of Milk and Honey, Work and Play, Religiosity and Secularity: A Year in Review

A little over a year ago, Doug and I left for Israel. We knew we were going to stay until January 2012, at least, but were hoping to find jobs and stay longer. 2,646 more words


Holocaust Remembrance Day

Hunter College professor, Dr. Steven M. Gorelick gave a lecture to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, which was observed on April 21st. It was appropriate that today was Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, a day that honors the creation of the Jewish state in 1948. 58 more words

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