Category Archives: Peace

Gilad Shalit is freed!

It is not a dream or a fantasy. Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier captured by a terrorist organization on the border with Gaza has been released after 1.940 days he has returned to Israeli soil. ברוך אתה יי אלהינו מלך … Continue reading

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18 years ago I thought the world might be different

Yesterday marked 18 years since Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat met on the White House lawn and signed the Oslo Peace Agreement. 18 years. I remember this day and my own excitement of what this might mean for the Middle … Continue reading

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I’m worried. The kind where it is hard to sleep.

I wasn’t going to post this yesterday. It didn’t seem right with all of the emotions people were felling about the events of September 11, 2001. I’ve written my own reactions and reflections before. I thought I’d posted them on … Continue reading

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Which side are you on?

Posting from Jerusalem seems to be harder than I thought. On Sunday morning, Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, I joined Women of the Wall for morning services. In addition to being a prayer service, it was also an action in support of … Continue reading

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How do the youth remember?

Sally Joseph is one of two young Israeli emissaries serving Temple Sinai this year. Sally and her partner, Shalev Fried, work within the congregation to teach about Israel, imbue a love of Israel, and make a meaningful connection with our … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Reform Jew

I returned from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism‘s Consultation on Conscience and I have never been more proud to be an American. though there are lots of things always happening in the USA that are hard to stomach, … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

May we all know liberation from the narrowness, the oppression and enslavement in our lives and in our world. This year we are slaves, next year may we be free. Happy Passover to you and yours.

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Kind of a big ooops

I hope that you are news savvy enough to have read the recent Washington Post editorial from Friday, April 1 (and this was no April Fools joke) in which Richard Goldstone stated: We know a lot more today about what … Continue reading

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In Toronto on Sunday? Come to this!

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Ani zocheret – I remember

Today marked the English anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin.  President Clinton wrote this incredible op-ed.  I blogged about it previously here. Finish Rabin’s Work By BILL CLINTON TODAY marks 15 years since an assassin’s bullet killed my friend, Yitzhak … Continue reading

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