At the conclusion of World War II, the world learned of the horrors that the Nazis had inflicted upon the Jewish people. For the first time in history, a nation had decided to fully exterminate another people, to eradicate the Jewish people from the face of the earth.
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print January 23, 2024 Thanks to you, CFOIC was able to plant a grove of young trees in Gitit, just in time for Tu B’shvat! Tu B’Shvat is the new year for trees and is traditionally celebrated by planting trees and eating fruits and nuts native to Israel. This new grove
On the Eve of the Jewish New Year in 2000, the Second Intifada began. Israel was then still in Gaza and the first shot fired was that of a Palestinian policeman who murdered the IDF soldier who was patrolling with him. What was supposed to be a relationship of trust between the PA and Israel to stop terrorism, quickly became war.
I am getting tired of foreign interference in internal Israeli politics. I realize that there is a long history of foreign interference in Israel, particularly from the US and Europe. These countries can be counted among Israel’s strongest allies and for that reason, their interference is often the most potent. But what we are seeing today has crossed all lines.
Today is Israel’s Memorial Day for our fallen soldiers and terror victims. It is a difficult day for all of us but particularly difficult for those who have lost loved ones. Their loss permeates their lives each and every day, but one day each year, the entire nation mourns with them.