My 1st War by Ann

My 1st War by Ann

In a few days, it will be a year since I made Aliya with my husband and five kids. Our baby was only three weeks old when we said good-bye to almost 40 years of life in France, to a home that we loved and most of all to our dear family there. It was [...]

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Eyal’s Grandmother Remembers

Eyal’s Grandmother Remembers

An excerpt from the interview conducted for Pnima Magazine by Hili Moyal, Adi Aharon, and Rut Azaria For Ilana Yifrach, the grandmother of Eyal HY”D and a special woman, it is difficult to speak. And we can understand her. Eyal was her oldest grandchild, and he was a frequent visitor at their home in Kiryat [...]

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A Wedding Under Fire and a Stranger’s Kindness

A Wedding Under Fire and a Stranger’s Kindness

Reprinted with permission from Mishpacha Magazine Avraham Levi, on the cusp of adulthood, was excitedly anticipating the evening’s bar mitzvah celebration. His parents had invested time, energy, and resources in planning the festive feast and the young yeshiva student was prepared with the tradition speech. The morning of the scheduled bash, Avraham’s father, Doron, heard [...]

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The Infuriating Palestinian Sitting Next to Me

The Infuriating Palestinian Sitting Next to Me

On the way to the prayer gathering at the Western Wall last week, I decided to take the light rail. Problem was tons of other people had the same brilliant idea as me, so the light rail was so packed I almost couldn’t make it on. But then some teenage girls made room for me, [...]

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My 2 AM Emergency (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My 2 AM Emergency (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The night my husband was away, and I had to deal with a household disaster all on my own.

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9 Photos of IDF Soldiers You Will Never Ever Seen in the Media

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Every Single Person Needs to Hear This Woman Speak (9-Minute Video)

Every Single Person Needs to Hear This Woman Speak (9-Minute Video)

What it’s like living on the Gaza border.

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Who is Responsible for the Suffering in Gaza? (4-Minute Important Video)

Who is Responsible for the Suffering in Gaza? (4-Minute Important Video) Read More

20,000 Attend Funeral to Salute Lone IDF Soldier from Texas

20,000 Attend Funeral to Salute Lone IDF Soldier from Texas

I spent last week at the isolated Canadian cottage of my husband’s family. No internet. No Email. Almost no phone access. Just days spent watching the cotton-ball clouds drifting by, the sparkling of the sun on the lake’s surface, the serene loon as it floated along the shore. And yesterday I came home to Israel– [...]

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A Woman of Valour I Have Found

A Woman of Valour I Have Found

Back home in Israel, I’m used to waving goodbye to my school-age kids at my front door in the morning and and not seeing them again until they arrive at my front door that afternoon. But here in Baltimore, where I’m visiting my parents for 2 weeks, that usually isn’t possible. The Jewish schools, in [...]

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