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No Thanksgiving in Israel - instead, more terror

What a dichotomy. Life in Israel vs. life in the U.S. Being a Jew has its challenges and rewards in both places...but being an American Jew vs. being an Israeli Jew is vastly different.

I was just in the U.S. for about 10 days including Parsha Chaya Sara and I stayed in a modern orthodox community.

What was the talk around the Shabbat Table?

To us, it's Parshat Chaya Sara which covers Sarah's death and Abraham's purchase of the famous Ma'arah h'Machpelah where she is buried. The parshah also details the search for a wife for Isaac. It is very powerful and many Jews know of the famous burial si...

 

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