This is Am Yisrael & Eretz Yisrael

So, I had to get my daughter’s gift-given mirror repaired, and I found a fix-it guy at the edge of downtown Tiberias. He’s got work clothes on, and me, sneakers. He asks me where I’m from, and I say Yavniel, which is just outside Tiberias. ‘Breslev?’ he asks ‘Jewish,’ I …

A Letter from Golda Meir

Golda Meir sent a letter to the New York Time which was published on January 14, 1976, exactly 42 years ago.It makes for fascinating reading today“Golda Meir, on the Palestinians” By Golda Meir The New York Times January 14, 1976 To be misquoted is an occupational hazard of political leadership; for this reason I …

About Aliyah

There are a million and one things to say about Aliyah, each with its seemingly-almost-equal corresponding contradictory points. Aliyah means Jews “ascending” and returning to their homeland, the Land of Israel, based on God’s promises uttered and documented in His Book to us again and again, via our Patriarchs and …