Gilad and Simchat Torah

Get your dancing shoes on! Trip the light fantastic!  It’s Simchat Torah Wednesday night and Thursday.  We will end and begin the cycle of reading the Torah again with much rejoicing.  Just as Moses’ soul ascends to heaven we will quickly read again about the beginnings of the Universe.  Simchat Torah as a hyper-time machine-leading…Read more »

UN Ambassador meets with Gilad’s Dad

Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 4:54 PM To: USUN, PRESS Subject: Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Her Meeting with Noam Shalit, September 7, 2011   United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy 799 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017             (212) 415-4050…Read more »

Gilad’s 25th

Today is Gilad Shalit’s  25th birthday.  He has spent five years in captivity. He has been held by Hamas basically in solitary confinement. He has not been visited by Red Cross.  He has not been allowed to have any visits with his family.  He has lost five years of his youth held imprisoned by the…Read more »

Keep the cause alive

Today is Yom Hazikron -Israel’s Memorial Day. It is a day to remember all those who gave their lives to defend the State of Israel.  Throughout its more than 60 years Israel has had to defend its very existence from hostile neighbors.  In 1948 it was Egypt and Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.  And today Hamas…Read more »