Then and Now: European Jews and Elections

Then and Now: European Jews and Elections

Tragedy and Rebirth for European Jewish Survivors I recently received this email about young Cameron’s National History Day 2019 Documentary. I watched his short video and highly recommend it. Hi Mr. Greenfield, This is Cameron Jessop. Last year you helped me by...
Hiking Through History – Gilboa

Hiking Through History – Gilboa

When David heard the news of Kind Saul’s death, David wept bitterly. He had lost his king and his great friend, Saul’s son Jonathan. David cursed the mountains of Gilboa in the Lament of the Bow: “O mountains of Gilboa, may you have neither dew nor rain, nor fields...
Jewish Students Receive Protection from Aggression

Jewish Students Receive Protection from Aggression

The BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement began on N. American college campuses during the previous administration. It’s just one of a number of campus campaigns aimed against Israel and Jewish students (others include Jewish Voice for Peace and Students...
Amsterdam in Winter

Amsterdam in Winter

Well it wasn’t quite winter, but it felt like it, when Michal and I visited Amsterdam at the end of November. Having been to Amsterdam about 25 years ago with our young sons, it wasn’t at the top of our wish list, especially since it’s overcrowded with youthful...
Friends Like These…

Friends Like These…

The NGO J Street “organizes and mobilizes pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people. Working in American politics and the Jewish community, we advocate policies that advance shared US and...