As hundreds of missiles bombarded Israel this week from the Gaza strip, residents of the Holy Land’s southern communities again faced terror, chaos and the fear of destruction and death. Israelis and those who love the Land and its people, joined forces, praying and opening their homes to traumatized families.
No one knows what Adam and Eve looked like and how their lives ended. According to Jewish tradition, the pair were buried in the Machpelah Cave in Hebron, where all the patriarchs and matriarchs of the Jewish People except for Rachel – Abraham, Sarah, Rebekah, Isaac, Jacob, and Leah – found their resting place.
My Heritage, founded by Gilad Japhet in his living room 15 years ago and today based in the Israeli city of Or Yehuda (close to Ramat Gan), is an online genealogy platform that makes it possible for users to create family trees, upload and browse through photos, search billions of global historical records and discover their ethnic origin.
In an inarticulate but important statement, then-National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said in a December 2017 closed-door session that the Islamist threat has been “myopically” treated in the past: “We didn’t pay enough attention how [Islamist ideology] is being advanced through charities, madrassas and other social organizations.”