Some good news for once. Read my Jpost post about an inspirational group of Orthodox Jews (including ultra-Orthodox) and Arabs that save lives in East/West Jerusalem, as well as across Israel. Considering the most popular nonprofits seem to be public health related, they may be onto something. In fact, of the top 100 nonprofits around the world ranked by Global Journal, almost half of the top 25 are public health or humanitarian relief related.
What lessons do you think this group has for the peace movement? I’d love your thoughts, also because I’d like to delve into this deeper in my next post.
If it weren’t enough that my Mom visited me for the first time in Israel, she was also here when Gilad Shalit came back to Israel! Her insights as an outsider were very interesting. Read my new Jpost post to see the full story!
Gilad Shalit on the phone with his mother just after being released; Courtesy of Israel Defense Forces
The post begins with this sentence: “My friend asked if Jon Stewart had done anything on the Daily Show about the Israeli embassy attack in Cairo?” Read on to read intriguing conversations about Egypt, Israel, and the peace process!
Photo by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Creative Commons