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News from the Land - Part 2

Third time Ice cream!

There is a popular saying in Israel: “Third time ice cream.” When you meet someone for the third time within a short period, you get ice cream to celebrate that third meeting.  Or at least, you talk about getting ice cream. Well, on Monday, we all met again at the polls, for the third time […]

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Thousands of Women Gather in Jerusalem to Celebrate the Talmud

On Sunday I participated in an amazing gathering of women to celebrate the completion of the 7 1/2 year cycle of the Talmud. But first, a bit of background about the Talmud.    While Christians and Jews share a love for the Hebrew Bible, the Tanach, Christians are not usually familiar with the Talmud, a huge […]

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Tragedy Hits a Young Family in Israel

Yoni and Shu are now in the hospital, sitting round the clock in the ICU with their son Ephraim, who was seriously injured in a terrible car accident Saturday night.  Ephraim’s wife Tzippy was killed instantly together with their 3-week old daughter Noam. 

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The True Leaders of Israel

Political leaders are not our heroes. These men and women are.  They are the ones who are making a difference in the lives of so many.  And thanks to you, our loyal supporters and friends, these heroes have been able to turn their values and dreams into action, to help the People and settle the Land of Israel.

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Netanyahu has become a liability!

Netanyahu is a talented leader with an ideological position that represents the majority of the country. But Netanyahu has become very problematic.  He has driven many talented leaders away from the Likud or from leadership positions because he saw them as political rivals.  He is mired in corruption scandals and will probably stand trial for some of his actions.   Clearly, his left-wing political rivals have manipulated this to their advantage. 

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A Time to Strengthen Relationships

September has always been a month of new beginnings for me.  When I was a child, school began the first week of September, usually 2 days after the American holiday of Labor Day.  When I was in university, classes began that day as well.  In Israel, school begins on the 1st of September and for […]

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A Nation of Families

Tomorrow, my husband Ed and I will celebrate 40 years of marriage. It is really hard to believe that it has been that many years already. We met at university in 1975. I had just returned from my gap year in Israel and he was already a 3rd year student. We were part of a group of Orthodox Jews that celebrated Shabbat together each week and over time, we paired off. We got married just a few weeks after I received my BA.

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