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A View from Jerusalem
Eternal Grief and Abundant Joy: A Country's Delicate Balance

By Leah Garber As happens every year, writing about Israel’s national holidays—Holocaust Remembrance Day, Memorial…

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Why Resilience and Heroism Are Also Part of the Passover Story

By Leah Garber “In every generation, a person is obligated to see himself as if…

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Israel Will Not Stand Idly By

By Leah Garber The horrors of the war in Ukraine are intensifying daily. Our eyes…

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What Do Queen Esther and Henrietta Szold Have in Common?

By Leah Garber One hundred and ten years ago today, Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization…

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Why We Must Support the Diversity of Jewish Peoplehood in Israel

By Leah Garber Ninety-three years ago this month, the fifth wave of immigration to Israel…

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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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