Posts Tagged ‘Holy Land’

Parshat Pinchas on our inheritance of Israel

Weekly Torah Portion – The Blessings Of Birthright

Parshat Pinchas: Numbers 25:10-30:1; Jeremiah 1:1-2:3. No matter how far a Jew may wander, each of us remains deeply connected to the Land of Israel. Geography notwithstanding, the Jew is in Israel and Israel is within the Jew. What ties us so deeply to the Holy Land? In Parshat Pinchas, we read of three factors…

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Thousands marched in solidarity with the residents of Gaza in the Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin on Saturday, March 31.

Some Uncomfortable Gaza Truths

Above: Thousands marched in solidarity with the residents of Gaza in the Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin on Saturday, March 31. That the sequence of events that unfolded on the Gaza border March 30 was entirely predictable, and that the reaction to those events was even more so, does not make the aftermath any more palatable. The…

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