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Jun 8, 2020, 10:31 PM
Who Is Stuck? Me or Society?
I found myself in a deep quandary last week. Covid-19 was once again on the rise here in Israel, and I am in the high-risk category. I have been going out with a mask. There are two places I am uncomfortable...
May 26, 2020, 3:38 PM
A return to ‘normal’ always includes terror in southern Israel
At 11:43 this morning, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, I received a "Red Alert" message on my phone. Something "was up" in the Sdot HaNegev Region. According to Adele Raemer, a Negev resident, who is behind a Facebook group called, Life on...
May 16, 2020, 7:06 PM
Who Are The Champions?
Approximately a year after I made Aliyah, I saw an ad on the internet that asked: "If you are type O+ blood, and would be interested in donating a kidney, please send an email." I had never thought about organ donation,...
May 13, 2020, 8:40 AM
‘The Buck Stops Here’
I made a conscious decision to change my name, and therefore my identity when I made Aliyah. In no way was it meant to disrespect my parents, who chose my original name. There are times when we discover that in...
May 9, 2020, 10:55 PM
Is It All Just “Blowin’ In the Wind”?
In Bob Dylan’s iconic song, “Blowin’ In the Wind,” he wrote: “How many seas must a white dove sail before she sleeps in the sand? How many ears must one person have, before he can hear people cry? How many deaths will it take, till...
May 7, 2020, 5:13 PM
Coronavirus: Why I am Grateful to LiAmi Lawrence of Keep Olim In Israel
Friendship is a two-way relationship. An acquaintance on the other hand, is someone you see, possibly every day, at school, work, place of worship, or through some common activity. Someone you help, without expecting anything in return. There is an essential...
May 6, 2020, 8:09 AM
Terrorists in Gaza Fired a Rocket into Israel Last Night as You Slept
I went back to school, to become a certified American Bar Association Paralegal at the age of 49. It was a grueling, intense, 6-month, full time program at Queens College. I was thrust back into college life, of which...
May 5, 2020, 3:44 PM
Doing the Tango
Mother-daughter relationships, three seemingly simple words, yet, they hold the thoughts and feelings of possibly more than a million. As a mother, you either have a great one, or you don’t. If you have it, you are blessed beyond anything money...
May 3, 2020, 12:59 AM
Different Strokes for Different Folks
When asked, people all around the world, will give different answers as to what they believe to be the 7 Wonders of the World. There are the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World and then there are the 7...
Hadar Sela, American by birth, Israeli by choice, living in Ashkelon, Southern Israel, survivor of a Hamas terrorist rocket attack, “Living Deliberately” Life Coach, committed to living life consciously each and every day.