By Melanie Takefman
The Joys Of Parenting In Israel On Yom Kippur
I am terrible at fasting, so Yom Kippur is a day I dread. This year, though, the Day of Atonement offered a liberating surprise for me, as a transplanted mother in Israel. Between my excruciating headache and bouts of vomiting, I marveled at the amazing freedom I could give my son on this day. It’s…
Teach Israeli Children Value of Democracy
For all the talk about Israel facing an existential threat, be it from Iran or from Gaza, perhaps the biggest danger to the country is emanating from a place far closer to home. Israelis’ commitment to democratic values is on the decline: They are losing faith in rights, diversity and equality, according to a survey…
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Stark images of murder and torture in Israel leave US senators in tears and silence
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