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A View from Jerusalem
From the Balfour Declaration to the Winds of Reconciliation

By Leah Garber One hundred and four years ago today, on a day that thundered…

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Why Visiting Mount Herzl Inspires Jewish Pride

By Leah Garber In his will, Theodor Herzl, visionary of the Jewish state, wrote: “I…

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Positive Change Is Coming to Israel

By Leah Garber “Ani v’Atah”|“You and I (Will Change the World)” You and I will…

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One Human Tapestry: Resilient, Enduring, and Hopeful

By Leah Garber When I’m gone, Something inside you, Something inside you, Will die with…

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A Hug Is So Much More Than Just a Hug

By Leah Garber In Modi’in, one of our neighborhood’s kindergartens has been transformed into a…

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Silver Linings Amidst the Challenges

By Leah Garber The bright lights of Hanukkah have faded, leaving us in 2020’s darkest…

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Rabin's Spirit of Hope and Unity Lives On

By Leah Garber Today marks the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Israel’s Prime Minister…

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We Israelis Are Tired, but Hope Remains

By Leah Garber The Jewish lifecycle offers us tremendous highs and deep lows, with lots…

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May We Find Relief and Respite, Cure and Blessings in the New Year

By Leah Garber Autumn’s wandering birds carry foreign scents and a touch of mystery. What…

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Amidst the Perfect Storm, a Peace Treaty

Late Thursday night, in the midst of a hot, steamy and extremely challenging summer for…

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