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Dec 13, 2017, 10:52 AM
It’s not just about Beit Shemesh
The Supreme Court's ruling against no-go zones for women is a call for action throughout Israel
Jun 14, 2017, 4:08 PM
The Problem of Summer Holidays and Working Parents
It's nearly the end of June. It’s the time that panicked parents ask themselves, “what am I going to do with my kid for the next two months?” My youngest son is 10, he is the first of my four...
Aug 8, 2013, 8:52 AM
Times are a changing… They have to
Times are a changing. They have to. I am blessed to be surrounded by people who are working to make society and the world better. I have learnt in the past few months that the only way to really make changes...
Apr 16, 2013, 9:18 PM
My Dream As We Leave Yom Ha’atzmaut
This time of year in Israel evokes intense emotions. Last week on Rosh Chodesh I went to the Kotel. I wanted to go to daven with the women there, to see and experience it for myself . When I got there I...
Nov 13, 2012, 7:17 AM
Waiting for the whistle…..life in the South of Israel
. Yesterday I went to visit Sderot and Kfar Aza with a group of Bet Shemesh residents. The night before I had received a phone call asking "are you sure you still want to go, they said it is a war...
Nov 7, 2012, 11:14 AM
Time to drop cynicism and dream again
The time has come to face what I see as the biggest danger of our time. This danger will damage our nation more than many other issues. No it isn't the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and it isn't even the secular- religious...
Apr 22, 2012, 9:57 AM
My 18th Yom Ha’atzmaut
This is my 18th Yom Ha'atzmaut whilst living inIsrael. For me this year the number 18 is significant.Israelis the only country where people know the multiples of 18! Why? Because 18 represents 'chai' literally translated as 'life". I think for...
Mar 11, 2012, 9:25 PM
It’s Time To Do……
I made aliya 18 years ago as a young Zionist because I knew that this was the place I wanted to build my home and raise my family. I knew that here, in Israel, I could play a role...
Alisa Coleman has a Speech Sciences (Hon) degree from University College London .Alisa became a leading activist to combat extremism in Bet Shemesh .