66 plus 1 - reasons I love Israel

The human spirit.

This is the 10th anniversary of this annual column of reasons why I love Israel, according to the years of Israel’s anniversary. Some say imitation is the best form of flattery, and I’ve inspired others to celebrate Independence Day in this way. Brainstorming on Israel’s uniqueness seems a good way to celebrate the miracle of being able to live in Israel. How our forefathers and foremothers dreamt of our return to Zion! Thank you to readers for joining in and sending me your suggestions. Here are 66 + 1 new reasons, in no particular order.

Happy Independence Day! 1. The prime minister and the mayor of Jerusalem met to walk together to synagogue on Yom Kippur.

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