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The impact of one person’s vision

On Herzl’s 150th birthday, we explore the modern relevance of Zionism after his dream of a Jewish state has been fulfilled

By ALISA WARSHAVSKY


(Author’s note: Three days after I finished writing this article, Israel was condemned around the world for exercising its right to self-defense.…

Gaza Flotilla - the Truth

·         Last night, IDF forces took control over the flotilla bound for Gaza, in contravention of the blockade.

·         The IDF action was authorized by the Security Cabinet, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense.

·         Passengers on one of the six…

Israel @ 62

On the occasion of Israel's 62 Independence Day, by Noga Shavit, Minneapolis Community Shlicha.

Ask 10 Israelis what is most “Israeli” to them and nine will tell you that it is the abrupt transition from Yom Hazikaron (Remembrance Day) to Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day). In 24 hours we…

Yom Hazikaron - personal reflections delivered by captain Nadav Masad

As the day turns to evening and the shadows loom large, we begin the commemoration of Israel’s Memorial Day  -- Yom Hazikaron  -- for those who fell in Israel's wars. On this special day the entire nation of Israel and Jewish communities around the world stand together along side of the …

Honor Israel's Fallen Soldiers: Yom HaZikaron, April 18th

In Israel, Yom HaZikaron (Day of Remembrance) is a sacred day. The names of Israel’s fallen soldiers are aired on TV for 24 hours in what seems to be an endless list that grows every year. When the siren goes off for two long minutes the whole country stands still, paying respect to those …