Yom Ha’Atzmaut: A Day Deserving of Celebration
The fact that modern Israel may not as yet be the fulfillment of all Messianic dreams and aspirations does not, cannot and must not mean its rejection, denial, or disdain.
Apr 25, 2012
By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran
Yom Haatzmaut – Dayenu!
Just Glad to Be Living in Israel Living most of my life in the United States, I knew Israel’s independence was not something to take for granted, and indeed to be...
May 11, 2011
By Yonatan Ben-Natan
Reflections on Yom Ha’atzmaut as a New Immigrant
I’ve just celebrated my 4th Yom ha-Atzmaut since making aliyah in 2005. What’s life like for a middle-aged, middle class guy from Toronto, Canada adjusting to quotidian Jerusalem, you may wonder....
Apr 30, 2009
By Gil Zohar
Apr 28, 2009
By Jordan B. Gorfinkel
This – My Land, My People, My State
Yaffa Ganz © 2006There are those who say the present state of the Israeli State is not enough. Enough? I say. Nothing man has is ever enough. There are those...
May 5, 2006
By Yaffa Ganz
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