Honoring an Auschwitz Survivor

One of the most moving experiences I've had in Israel is meeting Holocaust survivors and hearing their stories. There are many ways in which survivors of the horrific mass genocide at the hands of Nazi Germany are honored. In fact, I came across a moving picture of such an occasion: To celebrate her 104th birthday, …

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How Do Jews Retaliate when Threatened with Extinction? They Survive…and Multiply!

Hi friends!  I have a very heartwarming story to share today.  In December 2015 I was especially blessed to be invited to participate in a Christian Leaders Seminar at the Yad Vashem Museum and School for International Studies.  It was an incredible experience, but one thing made it even more special than any other. A …

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Never Again!

"Never Again!" It is the mantra of the Jewish people.  It is ingrained in their students and it is trained into their military.  In fact, part of military training (mandatory for all Israeli 18-year-olds) is intensive onsite study at Yad Vashem, Masada and other relevant sites in Israel.  Those young people are fully immersed in …

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A Must Read…Letter from a Young Jewish Girl from Nazi Death Camps

Many of you may follow Behold Israel, and you may be familiar with Amir Tsarfati.  If so, perhaps you have seen the letter his teen-age daughter, Maayan, wrote back to the family while she was visiting the death camps of Auschwitz and Treblinka. If not, you will find it here.  Take time to read it.  …

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