Tag Archive: Jerusalem

An interesting lead story in Israel AM caught my attention.

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“Each day we scour the Israeli Hebrew and English news sources to bring you the day’s important news. But on rare occasions, there just isn’t anything important enough to report. That’s usually a good thing because it means that, at least for one day, there were no new terror attacks, political crisis, scandals, demonstrations or …

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Happy Thanksgiving

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As we approach the U.S. Thanksgiving we are, thankful and grateful for all the help and support we get from you our Lev Lalev family. We appreciate your devotion and friendship.   Enjoy Thanksgiving Day and count your blessings; as we count YOU among our blessings. Thank you so much for helping to give our …

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Even the improbable is possible!

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The Cubs won the World Series. Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidential Election, and I found David Nash living a few blocks away from my son in Australia. David Nash went to school with my father in law in Petrokov, Poland. In 1938, shortly before Germany invaded Poland, David moved to Australia. Over the years …

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Emergency Food Campaign

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  Today- we are kicking off an emergency campaign to raise $75,000 between now and Thanksgiving to help feed the orphaned and disadvantaged children at Lev Lalev. Wont you please help Provide food for an Israeli Orphan In the merit of your compassion and support may you have an abundance of blessings. Thank you so …

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Victory

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As I was scrolling through the TV channels last night, I came across something quite extraordinary. The national anthem was being played through sign language; then the high school football game began between California School for the Deaf and its opponent. Believe it or not California School for the Deaf won the game 44-0. They …

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Remembering Daniel Lewin

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On September 11th there is a tradition to read the names of each of the victims of the terrorist attack. Today, we are reflecting on one victim- Daniel Lewin who was the first casualty of the coordinated assaults. Born in Denver Daniel grew up in Jerusalem. He served in Special Forces, graduated from Technion University, …

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Random Acts of Loving Kindness

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This Sunday we observe Tsha B’av to recall the many tragedies that befell the Jewish people throughout our history. There are two predominant thoughts that are discussed by our Rabbis. The first is that the Second Holy Temple was destroyed because of Sinas Chinam- unjustified hatred. The second is that in each generation that the …

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Memory

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Tonight is the baseball all-star game in San Diego. As I was driving to the office I was thinking about the all-star game which I attended exactly fifty-five years ago (1961). The game was played in Boston at venerable Fenway Park (it was the second of two all-star games that were played for a few …

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The Lives of Policeman Matter

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The lives of policeman matter The lives of Blacks, Whites, Indians, and “All people of color” matter The lives of Jews and Gentiles, Believers and Agnostics matter The lives of the Elderly and of children and their families matter The lives of orphans in Israel and all over the world matter It says in the …

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July 4th- Looking back forty years

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July 4, 1976: Saturday night right after Shabbos our guest from Israel let us know about the miraculous event in Libya, the Entebbie raid which rescued 100 hostages. Today, Prime Minister Netanyahu is visiting to recall the incident and pay respects to his brother who died rescuing the hostages. There are many bumper stickers here …

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