Posts Tagged ‘Six Day War’

Rabbi Herbert A. Yoskowitz

Service To Israel

Rabbi Yoskowitz’s U.S. Army chaplaincy work honored at Ammunition Hill. Rabbi Herbert A. Yoskowitz Friday, June 15, 2018, is a day I will long remember. It was a hot, sunny day with a cloudless blue sky as only the Jerusalem sky can be in June. On that Friday morning, I stood next to my wife,…

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A roadside landmark in the Golan Heights. Photo credit: Dmitriy Feldman Svarshik

Essay: Heightened Defense

Israeli control of the Golan yields a broader benefit. It’s a ridge for the ages, a bulwark against Islamist tyranny from the north and a vista providing sweeping views of upper Israel. Arguably, the existence of Israel, America’s staunchest Middle East friend, hinges in part on Israeli control of the Golan Heights. The highlands are…

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Delray

Detroit REimagined

Copenhagen-based artist Tal R brings his visions of Detroit to MOCAD. Amerika, Franz Kafka’s unfinished first novel (published posthumously in 1927), is set in a dream world that is not quite America — not surprising, since the author never visited the country. Inspired by Kafka’s work, Tel Aviv-born artist Tal Shlomo Rosenzweig — known as…

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My Personal Experiences With Palestinians and Israel

In 1967, a few months after the Six-Day War, I stopped in Beirut, Lebanon, on my way back from a trip to India. This was eight years before the Lebanese Civil War, and the city was incredibly beautiful — especially near the shore. The quiet harbor water was deep blue. A little further down the…

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Israeli flags are at half mast for Yom HaShoah in Israel. Yom Hashoah in Israel

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 7

It’s strange. Everyday we seem to experience something that feels like the ultimate ‘wow’ moment, and then the next day our ‘wow’ moment is even bigger. That’s exactly the feeling today. Today is a ‘Yom HaShoah Day’, Israel’s annual day to remember the 6,000,000 Jews lost in the Holocaust. Every year on this day, at…

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