Category: israeli-palestinian concflict

Penny S. Tee and Lucy Aharish

May You Have a Peace-filled Year! Lucy Aharish Shows Her Way By Living Her Truth…

I’d like to wish everyone Happy New Year and G’mar Fatima Tova (May You Be Sealed in the Book of Life)! As you know, since our unique, terror-laden trip in Israel, the subject of my book, “Blasted from Complacency” a Journey from Terror to Transformation in Israel,” Peace (I capitalize Peace because it’s so important)…

“Blasted from Complacency: A Journey from Terror to Transformation in Israel” is AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!

OMG, IT’S FINALLY HERE! WHOOHOO! I’m thrilled that my book has already been a #1 Amazon New Release! Whether you prefer a printed book or an eBook, it’s here! It’s been five years since our fateful trip—what I can only believe was meant to be. In my book I share my opinion about what happened…

Complacent No More! Blasted from Complacency: A Journey from Terror to Transformation in Israel is AVAILABLE FOR PRE-SALE NOW!!

How Do I Feel? HAPPY!!! excited, nervous, curious—a whole roller coaster of feelings. A new www.PennySTee.com website look and the ability to purchase “Blasted from Complacency: A Journey from Terror to Transformation in Israel,” online. Whoohoo! Life is always about change and how we handle it. Mostly it’s been exciting but after the last few…

The Western Wall

Teetering on the Edge of War— Gaza Shooting Rockets, Israel Defending Itself & the March of Return Anniversary Around the Corner. . .

Missiles fired from Gaza, Israel answering with air power destroying Hamas targets and build-up of Israeli troops near the Gaza border in response to the new violence and in preparation for the March of Return—will this grow into another ugly confrontation? I hope that isn’t the case but it’s not looking good. As if missiles…

Israeli flag

Israelis Notice the Palestinian Missiles, Shootings, Stabbings & Car Rammings—Wouldn’t You?

I recently attended a lecture on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This was given by Yehuda Kurtzer of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. The subject was specifically entitled: “Together and Apart: The Future of the Israel-Diaspora Divide.” It was about how diversified we are as a people which goes beyond just the various denominations of the…

Peace, שלום, سلام,

Israel—The Issue Isn’t Religion, It’s a Fight for Land

I was so excited and honored on Shabbat recently when I attended another event with an organization called Roots-Shorashim-Judur. It is a non-profit that fosters “a grassroots movement of understanding, nonviolence and transformation among Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank. Why do I say honored? In my opinion the two gentlemen who spoke are…

Blasted from Complacency: A Journey from Terror to Transformation in Israel

Welcome 2019!

Happy New Year! I’m so excited about starting 2019 and I hope you are too! It’s a tradition for me to look closely at the previous year, and plan for the new year. I always enjoy making a vision board as a reminder for what I’d like to accomplish. I keep it in my bedroom…

Penny S. Tee, Charlotte Korchak and USC Hillel students

Israel: The Complex Story is Never Thoroughly Told Merely by Looking at the Surface

I had so much fun attending USC’s Hillel JAA Speaker’s Series: “Israel Today: A Geopolitical Update” and listening to the speaker, Charlotte Korchak, Director of International Student Programs for StandWithUs and alumna of USC. I immediately felt like she was part of my mispachah (family). She did what I do (speak about Israel in a…

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