Yom Hazikaron, Israels official Memorial Day, is right around the corner. The holiday, followed by Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day), which commemorates Israels declaration of Independence in 1948, begins on April 14th.
On sale for $9.25 for a limited amount of time! (Originally priced at $22.50)Finally, a resource to help young people--or anyone--sort out their responses to controversy over Israel.Israel Matters offers an in-depth look at Israel's history and its security situation. It explores the historical and political forces that created the Jewish state, influence the unrest in the Palestinian territories, shape the peace process, and affect Israel's security today.
Aliya: the immigration of Jews into Israel. The author, a Jew who “reversed” aliya by moving from Israel to the U.S., questions the motivation of American Jews who leave their material comforts, safety and peace to “make aliya” to unstable Israel.
“This is not just a Torah commentary for women,” says Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, Professor of Bible at Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles, “it is a Torah commentary for everyone. And it is not ‘Torah Lite.’”