A classmate recently snapped a photo of a billboard promoting Israel’s right-wing Yachad party that read: “So there won’t be a child with a father and a father!”
One night at camp last summer reminded me that no matter what, I am part of a large Jewish community and my presence there matters.
On Yom HaShoah, I will attend a ceremony at Yad Vashem. While it would be good to hear Israeli leaders talk about anti-Semitism in the past tense, I doubt it will happen.
Living in Israel demands that I ask myself four new and difficult questions this Passover.
“Ben Yehuda” is more than the popular central street in Jerusalem. It honors Eliezer Ben Yehuda, the man who, nearly single-handedly revived the Hebrew language.