Issues 14:07 Middle East Conflict

A Cactus Who Lost His Spikes
Author: Shlomy A

My name is Shlomy. I am a sabra (in Hebrew tsabar”), a native-born Israeli. Sabra is also the name of the Israeli cactus. I was once very much like that prickly cactus. I was born into a Jewish family and as a boy I loved all of the traditions. But when I was...

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: The Twin Sons
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

As far as most people in Vaysechvoos were concerned, Reuven Meyerov had every reason to be happy. To begin with, he was handsome, so handsome that the shidduch, for him was Golda the matchmaker’s dream. After all, what young woman in the village would have...

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