A round-up of news from around Israel.
The lesson is clear – tragedy should be acknowledged, mourned and learned from, while recognizing that triumph is bound to follow.
In other words, Passover is for me folklore, the folklore of my people, though I respect all those who view it from a religious perspective.
This is the true identity of the committed Jew, inspired by the spiritual, yet prepared to confront the material in a way that brings us closer to our tradition and Creator.
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The lessons to be learned from this week's parashat hashavua (Torah portion), Parshat Shmini.
We should remember when we observe the fast this Saturday night.
We should anticipate it these weeks with joyous trepidation and prepare ourselves to say on Shavuot what our ancestors said at that time some three thousand years ago.