Tuesday, April 28, 2009

"Celebrate Israel"

Arlene Kushner

We are a miracle. From the ashes of the Holocaust, in a mere 61 years, we have established a vibrant and very special state. A place of life, beauty, and extraordinary lovingkindness, along with whatever pain we endure.

In due course, I will return to the news. But at sundown tonight we begin Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day. A celebration to be begun with prayers and thanksgiving, and to be followed by dancing in the streets, fireworks, and, tomorrow, "al ha aish" -- barbecue. Here I share a couple of YouTube videos about Israel.

"Cool Facts About Israel" (A year old, but no matter.)


"If I Forget Thee Oh! Jerusalem"


And from my website, pictures showing the stunning beauty of our land:



see my website www.ArlenefromIsrael.info


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