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A View from Jerusalem
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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Normality is in Our DNA, But Not This Summer

By Leah Garber Israeli summers boast an endless holiday atmosphere. Dressed in casual, light-colored clothing…

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Celebrating Shavuot in Israel in the Age of Covid-19

Beginning at sundown on Thursday, the Jewish world will celebrate Shavuot, the Festival of Weeks,…

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From Mourning to Celebrating

Today, on Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, the State of Israel shed its 24 hours…

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“Why is this night different from all other nights?”

Tomorrow night, around festive seder tables, we will all ask together: “Ma nishtana…?—Why is this…

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Israel’s Elections: May Three Be the Charm

Weary and divided, frustrated and disappointed, the Israeli people went back to the polls yesterday…

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A Vow to Keep

Israel’s elections and political disputes were pushed aside yesterday as Israeli leaders joined some 47…

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No Hate. No Fear.

Today, the tenth of the Hebrew month of Tevet, commemorates the beginning of the siege on…

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