I once thought that my study of logic would prepare me to understand how the world behaves. Living in Israel these past months has cured me of this assumption.
It is often hard to understand the attitude of American Orthodox Jews to Israel.
One of the unexpected dividends of our coming on aliya 20 and 30 years ago is the practically 0% rate of intermarriage of our grandchildren.
There seems to be a whole group of people who have little or no knowledge of early aliyah from America, but who insist on making ridiculous statements about us.
Chaverim came from every city, town, religious Kibbutz and settlement in Israel.
Bnei Akiva of North America (and Hashomer Hadati) will be 70 years young this year.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/columns/true-role-models-part-thirteen/2005/03/02/
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