“Will I ever see you again?” As I turned around I saw that these words were not meant for me. They were directed at the stones of the Kotel, the Western Wall of the destroyed Jewish temple, in the heart of Jerusalem. Hanna Marx had tears in her eyes as she told me: “The last … More Survivor
The words below are not mine, they are a translation of a post Ziv Shilon wrote on his Facebook page. Reading it brought tears to my eyes. Ziv is inspiring, a true leader. When things seem terrible and frighteningly dangerous in this little country of … More Inspiring words from Ziv Shilon, Israeli wounded warrior
The Basilica of the Annunciation is one of the most important places in Christendom. It is located in Nazareth (Israel) and was built over an archaeological find, ruins of an ancient home thought to belong to Mary, mother of Christ. According to tradition this is where the Annunciation took place. Actually there are two Churches … More I’m Jewish. Why should I care about the Basilica of the Annunciation?
I will never understand why so many people prefer to believe awful lies than see a beautiful truth. I am glad Kasim took the time and effort to see for himself and hope others will do the same!
It is now Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are called the High Holy Days. They are more holy days, than holidays, a time for introspection more than a time of celebration. The Jewish tradition says that every year God reviews the lives of all of humanity and decides what … More Wishing you a safe and happy New Year!
The “Guardian” referred to in this quote from the Psalms is God. “My help is from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Israelis tend to believe that God helps those that help themselves, thus Israel has many guardians, constantly striving to protect her from the sea of enemies that surrounds us. Our guardians … More The Guardian of Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.
Imagine meeting Steve. He tells you: “Hi! My name is Steve and I’m an engineer at the car factory.” Steve pulls out his phone and shows you video of the factory where he works, pointing out Joe, Tom and Larry, his colleagues. He tells you: “We all really love cars; we think they are fantastic … More Islam means submission, not peace