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Dec 6, 2018, 10:01 PM
A Mexican Miracle on Chanukah
Simply unbelievable! Will miracles never cease? And particularly one on Chanukah? This miracle happened in one of my most favorite cities in the world… Mexico City. Its total greater population is 21.3 million people making it one of the largest...
Dec 4, 2018, 12:18 PM
Belonging requires welcoming
There may be no absorption experience more challenging than immigrating to a new country. It takes time to feel that one has integrated into a new setting. It takes time for the environment of the new setting to absorb...
Nov 15, 2018, 3:59 PM
Democracy Has No Kings
The municipal election season in Israel is winding down now. Yokneam elected the sitting mayor for a seventh straight term in office. That’s not a typo. And that means that no one else has EVER led the city. Yokneam has...
Nov 5, 2018, 12:56 PM
We helped asylum seekers and got elected – now they have a voice
Tel Aviv's city council now has a radical Mizrachi feminist member with a new message: a humane solution is possible
Nov 2, 2018, 4:09 PM
‘Growing Up’ in Beit Shemesh, Lakiya and Haifa?
The lead-up to Tuesday's municipal elections was very depressing for all those working to promote a more mature democratic culture. Such a culture is the bedrock of a more cohesive society, improving the prospects for a better shared future...
Nov 2, 2018, 10:26 AM
Israel's new mayors and the matriarchs
It takes a special woman for the Bible to seek out her opinion -- and value it!
Nov 1, 2018, 6:09 PM
The lively borscht ballet
An amazing 48 hours which started with the local elections which in my opinion have instilled hope and optimism in thousands of Israelis, even they resulted in shock for many others. For example our Likud PM went the rounds spurring on Likud...
Oct 30, 2018, 6:43 PM
The Day After the Politics of Division
The voting stations have closed and the results of this year’s mayoral elections have finally been determined. But regardless of who actually wins as Mayor in each city countrywide, all of Israel’s citizens risk losing because of the politics...
Oct 28, 2018, 12:16 AM
Why Vote for Yossi Daitch if You’re Not Chareidi?
For the past few months, my husband has been working with Yossi Daitch as the liaison to the dati leumi community. Since we’re not chareidi, I was a bit skeptical at first at the thought of campaigning for a...
Oct 26, 2018, 9:53 AM
Why I joined Hitorerut
The coming election is critical to Jerusalem’s future. Those of us with the great responsibility to choose Jerusalem’s next leaders should consider their vote carefully. It is with this understanding that I decided to run for city council with...