Tag Archives: Israel

A Third Intifada


The media is calling this a third intifada. At first we were hesitant to call it that, but it is now becoming clearer. And this time the terrorists are using a new tactic, a tactic that is almost impossible to track.

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Shabbat Thought: SodaStream and Macy’s


We're trying something out. Every week before Shabbat we'll be posing a short question to ponder over the weekend. Please join the discussion in the comments. Do you have an idea for a Shabbat thought? Email [email protected]

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Missiles In My Purse

Talia at the Iron Dome site

My greatest fear was that she would forever feel a disconnect with Israel. And yet, there was a part of me that knew that this trip in Israel would forever change her life.

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Millennials Caught Sleeping; This is Our Wakeup Call


Many of my Jewish friends do little, to absolutely nothing, to attach themselves to the Jewish world outside of having Jewish friends. The assimilation rate is rampant. Studies have shown this is partly due to the millennials viewing their Judaism the same as any other part of their life, and their fear of labels – being too religious or too Jewy.

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Yeled Tov

Harel in Jerusalem

Everyone loves Harel. He is just one of those people that make you smile, laugh, and want to be around. Good egg, good energy, good boy. In fact, we still call him Yeled Tov (good boy), even though he’s an extraordinary young man with facial hair.

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Marching For Coexistence In Israel

Photo: Jayel Aheram

This is the third in a series of articles from Israel by Rabbi Yosi Gordon. He is a teacher at the Talmud Torah of St. Paul, currently studying at the Shalom Hartman Institute and elsewhere in Jerusalem. This article was originally posted to Facebook.

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