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Tisha B'Av

Jewish Values in Action: The True Reality of Today’s Israel

By Leah Garber At the end of this August weekend in Israel: 55 hours of fighting; 1,100 missiles aimed at Israeli civilian targets; 96% intercepted by the Iron Dome, and 20% of the rockets launched by Islamic Jihad terrorists failed and exploded inside Gaza, killing 15 civilians. The assassination of two senior Islamic Jihad officials, … Continued

Mekudeshet – D’ash

Dásh – August 2018 Mekudeshet: The summer season in Israel is often characterized by a dissonance between the solemn days of the Jewish calendar (during the three weeks before Tisha B’Av) and the splash and fun of day camps, vacation, and the constant (and exhausting!) pursuit of entertainment for our kids. Now that we have … Continued