Tag: Israel Independence Day

Hillel Day School Israel Independence Day

Children and families gathered together for a fun-filled carnival on May 9 to celebrate Israel's Independence Day. Photography by Derrick Martinez Videography by Dillon Smith    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7cZw270rqY]            Read...
The Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel to show IfNotNow and a lack of proactive approach

Guest Column: Be Proactive, Not Reactive

What IfNotNow appears to not understand as an organization, and as individuals, is that effective problem-solving results from a proactive approach rather than a...

We Have a Problem — Israel

As exquisitely expressed in the Torah, Israel has inextricably been integral to who we are and why we exist. There is a direct and...
After graduate school, Beverly Kent went off to discover Israel, which was born the same year as she was.

Israel@70: Ties That Bind

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish NewsA Detroiter born in 1948 charts her close relationship with Israel’s growth. I was a post-World War II baby, born...
IDF paratrooper Zach Herschfus in the field during a training exercise.

Our Secret Weapon

Zach Herschfus Special to the Jewish NewsUnity is the strongest force the Jewish people have. I drafted as a Lone Soldier to the Paratroopers Unit...
The introduction of giving tzedakah (charity): Each family member who cuts the hair gives the child money to put into his tzedakah box.

Ami’s Upsherin

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish news 3-year-old marks birthday with Jewish tradition. Although they are not religious, Etai and Caroline Goldenberg love Jewish traditions,...
IfNotNow Detroit members hold a demonstration at Hillel Day School April 19. Photo by Sam Siegel

Standing With Israel

IfNotNow Detroit offers a different view. Just before the Holy Band concert at Hillel Day School’s annual Israel Independence Day celebration April 19, a group...