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Black and white image of Israeli soldiers in a tank approaching the Dome on the Rock in Jerusalem on June 7 1967

The three paratroopers casting eyes upward at the Western Wall. The troops reveling in the waters of the Suez Canal.

Ron Kampeas (JTA)
Full glass of red wine sitting on a table in front of a sunset

On Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, I will pour a few drops of wine onto the ground here in Israel to remember the suffering of the Palestinians.

By Alden Solovy
sunset over the Mediterranean with Jaffa in the background

Watching the fiery sun sink quickly into the Mediterranean makes the 10,000-mile journey worthwhile. I have seen few sights as beautiful. I am not here often, but each time is a homecoming.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

Israeli singer/songwriter David Broza has elicited comparisons to Bruce Springsteen and called “the Stevie Ray Vaughan of folk rock.”

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

After the recent passing of Israeli President Shimon Peres, z"l, I'm remembering the time I sat down with him in a Manhattan midtown hotel in 1994 at the beginning of the Oslo process to discuss th

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

On the outskirts of the coastal city of Nahariya, Israel, stands the Medical Center of the Galilee.

Anat Hoffman

As we prepare to end a sad and difficult week, our hearts break as our people are viciously attacked in communities throughout our beloved Jewish State.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs

The offices of the Israel Religious Action Center, where I work, are a stone-throw away from much of the violence in Israel that you have been read

Anat Hoffman

Helicopters are flying over Jerusalem again.

Alden Solovy

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