Argentina’s Vibrant Jewish Community

By: Bill Katz Argentina has one of the largest, most vibrant Jewish communities in the world.  You might think, “That’s impossible!  Argentina is at the very end of the world!” The truth is that many … Read More

Annexation: Facts & Fiction

By: Netanel R. Israeli PM Netanyahu has promised again and again to annex the Jordan Valley and the settlements in the Judea & Samaria region. We are now quickly approaching a July 1st deadline for … Read More

Growing up Jewish in Argentina

By: Bill Katz “Che Ruso, que te pasa?” (Hey Russian, what’s your problem?) I grew up hearing that in my little town of Santa Fe, Argentina. For many people, I was a “Russian” and I … Read More

COVID-19 & Rising Anti-Semitism

Pictured above: Someone being dropped off by his mom at an anti-Semitic rally in Ohio in the U.S. By: Netanel R. It may come as no surprise that with a bunch of people stuck at … Read More

We Remember: Yom HaShoa to Yom HaZikaron

By: Netanel R. “And the LORD said, ‘What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground.’” (Genesis 4:10) In Israel, we take memorial days very seriously. Our … Read More

Hanging in the Balance

“How lonely sits the city, that was full of people!” — Lamentations 1:1 — By: Netanel R. I never thought I would live to see the day when the streets of Jerusalem would be so … Read More

When we pray for rain

Pictured above: The Jezreel Valley on a rainy day in Israel. By: Netanel R. Rainfall can be both a blessing and a challenge; too much rain can lead to flooding, but if not enough rain … Read More

Israel & Iran: Recent Rivals

By: Netanel R. Nearly 41 years ago, Israel lost a close friend… Iran. Really? Yes. Just a few decades ago, Israel enjoyed the fruits of thousands of years of Persians standing with the Jewish people. … Read More