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Israel Helps Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and Mexico’s Earthquake Victims

Israel, the Little Engine that could — helps victims from Hurricane Harvey, then survivors from Mexico’s 8.1 earthquake, and now Hurricane Irma. Unfortunately, all Israelis have advanced degrees in tragedy — but one benefit is they know how to help in urgent, stressful situations. After all, it’s a requirement in our Jewish traditions of Tzedakah…

Jerusalem

Concerns that Israel is Facing the Third Intifada are Put on Hold For Now

Thankfully the resounding answer to my question in my last blog, “Jerusalem 101 Part III: Friday, Will Muslim and Jewish Prayers End in Violence?” is NO.  After the weeks of violence, and the metal detectors and cameras being removed — the following Friday night, important to both Jews and Muslims passed quietly. Thank God, the…

Jerusalem

Jerusalem 101 Part III: Friday, will Muslim and Jewish Prayers End in Violence?

Just when I thought I would speak about Jerusalem the Puzzle, there’s been more conflict, rioting and killings. Israel reopened access to the Noble Sanctuary after two days investigating the murder of Israeli police by a Palestinian. The metal detectors installed for safety were also taken down due to Palestinian demands. Thursday the Mufti of…

Peace, Shalom, Salaam
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