August 30, 2014 / 4th of Elul, 5774
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Israel Connections

Cherishing our connection, exploring points of view, and standing with Israel.

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    Jewish National Fund New England Executive Board and Sapphire Society member Judith Sydney and Aviva Sapers hosted a Sapphire Society dinner welcoming newest Sapphire Society member Linda Kaplan. Guest speaker Deputy Consul General of Israel to New England Ronit Nudelman-Perl gave a security... Read More
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    Lt. Eitan enters the ‘lion’s den’ in a highly courageous attempt to rescue Hadar Goldin OB’M. Fully aware of the dangers in traversing the infamous tunnel, he proceeds cautiously, hoping, praying. What he was not aware of is that he was accompanied by an angel- a malach... Read More
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    Anti-Semitism has been threatening Jews for millennia, and it is again worsening today. What do the Jews have that makes them such a hated race? The key is in understanding Abraham’s method… The Jews as Scapegoats Anti-Semitism has been the lot of our people for the past two... Read More
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    It was the time of Operation Protective Edge andI live in Ashdod.  You know what that means. Not one moment is normal. A robe is hanging nearby as I bathe my son. No more fun with bubbles. Just in and out, racing to get him dressed before the next siren goes off. A bedtime story? ... Read More
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    By Hannah Goldstein Diller Teen Fellows, Cohort 5 The Diller Teen Fellows is a pluralistic, international, Jewish leadership program. Over the course of 15 months Fellows learn about themselves and the world around them through the four pillars of Diller: Tikun Olam, Leadership, Jewish... Read More
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    The JCC Boston Diller Teen Fellows hosted Boston Teens Stand With Israel on Thursday, July 31. To compensate for their postponed seminar to Israel this summer and to demonstrate their solidarity with Israel, the teens decided to host an active, teen-specific gathering called... Read More
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    Appeared in: Hashavua B’elad - July 24, 2014 Hamevaser – July 23, 2014 Ezer Mizion and Elad municipality host 1,000 guests from the South Ezer Mizion together with the Elad Municipality came up with the much-appreciated initiative of hosting families from the missile-beset... Read More
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    We are at a tipping point, an inflection point in time when history can shift one way or another, changing lives and the destiny of nations.   We are asking you to join us at this time when Israel and the world face their most serious challenge. On Thursday, August 7, the entire... Read More
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    In the last 24 hours or so several people have asked what my "talking points" are regarding a school in Gaza being hit, or a marketplace, or some other site. What am I supposed to say? It is ugly. Of course it is horrible. It is profoundly painful.  David Mamet once wrote:... Read More
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    Cancel? Absolutely Not! The families were counting the days.  Tension, trauma, terror colored their days ‘gloomy gray’. Living with cancer was draining, traumatizing. But there was something to look forward to. Ezer Mizion’s Summer retreat for Families Battling Cancer... Read More
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