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The time of our joy

The time of our joy

  2020 may have been the first year since the advent of modern Israel, perhaps since the days of Nehemiah, that Israeli Jews were not allowed to celebrate Sukkot as their hearts desired. “We cannot all be under the sukkah together this year,” blogged The Times of...

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Finding a Jewish Messiah

Finding a Jewish Messiah

When one meets Michelle Beadle, it makes sense to ask, “What’s a nice Jewish woman like you doing in a place like this?” A woman of faith and action, the daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Michelle travels across the nation and throughout the world...

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Pride and Proportion

Pride and Proportion

No other other event in Israel’s latter-day annals has more decisively altered relationships with her neighbors than the 1973 Yom Kippur War. This October marks the forty eighth anniversary of the conflict which was a miraculous victory—as well as a shocking sequence...

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The Jerusalem Fire of ’21

The Jerusalem Fire of ’21

Early Sunday afternoon, the light streaming through the window beside my desk changed from a common, pale blue to an eerie golden glow. Coincidentally, or so I thought, my wife had received a snapshot on social media of a huge, stunning and oddly isolated cloud taken...

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Ulpan and Tough Love

Ulpan and Tough Love

  In Israel, it’s a good idea to get out of the house as least as often as we hold national elections. An opportunity to do so arose for my wife Marcia recently between outbreaks of COVID variants, and she went shopping with a friend. I won’t pretend to...

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