Can we not admit that we must fight terrorists, and must not lose our reverence for our enemies’ human lives? Can we defend ourselves, love our people and love our homeland without lurching into dehumanizing our neighbors? Can only one people thrive in this little land?
The difficult things I saw complicated but did not diminish my joy in Israel.
When Shabbat ends, I will set out on my favorite earthly journey, represented by six of the best letters in our alphabet: JFK-TLV. New York to Israel. (Hope I get a window seat.) This trip will be like many of my others, yet different from them all. It will be similar, including Shabbat in the… Read more »