Tehilla Goldberg
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The World Cup fell during my one-week trip to Israel. Everywhere I went, crowds huddled around screens, people dropped their obligations, transported to the field as they followed the games. On my … more
JERUSALEM — Hello from Jerusalem! I am thrilled to take up the original dateline of my column, a continuation of my father’s View From Jerusalem from the 1970s and 1980s. The last time … more
Years ago, my mother clipped a newspaper column for me to read. At that point, I was more Israeli than American, and when I saw the long last name of the writer, “Krauthammer,” I … more
Netiv Ha’avot means Path of the Forefathers. Until last week, it was a neighborhood of about 15 families in Gush Etzion, Israel. And then the families were evicted. The homes they built will be … more
Kites are colorful fabrics attached to a string, soaring on the wind like a bird, with the added frill of petite bows attached to the string, the stuff of a child’s summer joy. Balloons are … more
The essence of Memorial Day is to remember and honor the brave men and women who served in the U.S. military, without whom we wouldn’t have the beautiful free and protected country we are … more
When I was a little girl, living a sheltered religious childhood where profanity was unheard and unacceptable, whenever I would hear people speak of “Aza,” Gaza in Hebrew, I would blush … more
The older I get, the more I understand about how painful a place the biblicalir miklat, the city of refuge or sanctuary city, was. According to seferBamidbar, there were six of them … more
Sometimes a cluster of unrelated events transpiring in close succession seem to have an invisible dialogue all its own. Last week was just such a week. It started with the milestone of modern day … more
Not too far off, I hope to live the words of hashiveini v’ashuva el ha-aretz ha-tova, a phrase from Naomi Shemer’s song, “Al Kol Eleh,” that I think of often. “Bring me … more
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