Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Perhaps nature would force me to curl up into a cocoon until I was ready to emerge from my chrysalis-stage into an almost unrecognizable new being. But it’s been several days and I’ve yet to make such a drastic transformation. It’s clear I’m still the same person I’ve always been.
The only real difference is that I have a new mailing address which, unjustifiably, makes many people uncomfortable.
About the Author: Josh Hasten is president of the Jerusalem-based Bar-Am public relations firm. He and his family are moving to Gush Etzion this summer.
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Obama’s incompetence, the way his naive worldview and credulity have made a fool of him, are equally frightening
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Welcome the book of Leviticus!
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