Category Archives: Israel

Red alert

There is so much to say and so much being said about what is happening in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank. Two days ago I downloaded an app called “Red Alert” that lets you know (you can set the … Continue reading

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What did you do this morning?

This morning I was honored with an invitation from the Israeli Consulate (currently on strike along with the entire Israeli Foreign Ministry) with an invitation to hear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address about 200 people at the Museum of Tolerance. … Continue reading

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Judge #blogelul

Since the end of Shabbat much has happened at the Western Wall about the Western Wall. Here is an article that summarizes the situation. Yesterday, it was reported that Cabinet Minister Avichai Mendelblit has proposed a new solution that counters … Continue reading

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Women of the Wall

Today is Rosh Chodesh Av. I’m writing this post after attempting to pray at the Kotel (Western Wall) this morning with Women of the Wall, an organization I’ve written about and prayed with many times. (I’m also typing this on … Continue reading

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Remember

Today is Yom HaShoah, the day that the world remembers the Holocaust. Below is one of the most powerful images I have ever seen because it describes in a single image what was taken away by the destructive powers of … Continue reading

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Sh’ma Smackdown – a re-post from WRJ

This post comes from the Women of Reform Judaism’s blog on October 24 found here. by Rabbi Marla J. Feldman Much has been written in recent days about the arrest of Anat Hoffman, executive director of the Reform Movement’s Israel Religious … Continue reading

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Arrest at the Western Wall

Jewish tradition that we have entered into mar Cheshvan, bitter Cheshvan (the new Jewish month that started Tuesday night) because this month has no holidays. Last night we entered mar Cheshvan because of the horrific events that occurred at the Western Wall. … Continue reading

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