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What Happened at the Pro Israel Rally Today

Well, here’s what happened today at the dag hammarskjold Plaza in front of the UN: I went to the UJA Federation organized rally today in NYC in front of the UN – to stand with Israel – with my own printed signs. I went with my friend Nigel Savage of Hazon, Rabbi David Ingber of Romemu,  Sandi DuBowski, Molly Yavetz,…

Muslim Prayer Rug on the Slide: Jewish Kindergarten under construction in Jerusalem. July 2014

New Moon, New Kindergarten, Two Fathers’ Hope: Farewell Jerusalem, For now.

Amichai Lau-Lavie, July 28 2014 On Thursday morning they planted trees, painted handicap parking spots and installed the address signs. The brand new kindergarten complex, built on what was an empty lot for many years – is ready for business: Complete with a carefully markers bomb shelter.  Behold: a new daycare center for Jewish kids,…

Signs at Max Steinberg's Funeral in Jerusalem's Mt. Herzl: Max Steinberg - with your death you gave us life. The People of Israel love you. Rest in Peace.
The second sign: All Jews are responsible one for another.
photo: Amichai Lau-Lavie

Bob Marley on Mt. Herzl: Why We Matters Now.

Bob Marley on Mt. Herzl: Why We Matters Now.  Jerusalem War Journal, July 25 2014 Amichai Lau-Lavie Max Steinberg loved Bob Marley. I learned that much about him as I stood along with 30,000 others at his funeral two days ago on Jerusalem’s Mt. Herzl, where many of Israel’s fallen soldiers are laid to rest.  I want…

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Audio Recording of our Israeli/Palestinian Conflict Conference Call…

For those who were able to take the time out of their mid-day to attend our Conference Call led by Amichai on the current Israeli/Palestinian conflict, thank you so much for taking time out of your mid-day to join us for this very necessary and sensitive conversation. It is an extremely difficult time, and congregating…

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Everybody Hurts: Two sides=one list of the dead.

07/22/14 I know there are too way many words out there already on the situation and I’ve already written a bunch, but its 1am and I’m sleepless in Jerusalem, jasmin scent under the pomegranate tree in the yard, and nonstop news still pouring in like the riots in East Jerusalem just a mile away and…