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Going to the mikvah is not about getting clean. It’s about getting alive.
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Who do you think benefited from this more – Keith or his teammates?
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An Aish.com Video.
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A fascinating overview of the history and meaning of the holiday.
May 14, 2011
February 17, 2012 9:02 PM
volunteers of the Six Day War 1967
My father has a letter of Appreciation for services rendered during the Six Day War from an agency representative named Mordehai Bar-On ...Head of the YOUTH AND HECHLALUTZ DEPARTMENT of the JEWISH AGENCY.
They sent him tnhis letter with a beautiful certificate representing a TREE was PLANTED in his NAME in the "VOLUNTEER FOREST" IN THE jERUSALEM HILLS. My Father is ill and nhas never spoken of this period of his life . I found the letter and Certificate in an old trunk of his, and I would like to sit with him and discuss this wonderful life he had.
May 23, 2011 9:26 PM
This showed so much that happened when I was young and didn't understand what was happening. This makes me so proud of our noble, courageous people.
May 18, 2011 5:30 AM
The Battle for Eretz Israel is not yet over!
I fear we must do it all again. Next time may we from Ephraim fully support Jahudah, as blood brothers should. See Yeshayahu(Isaiah) chapter 11 verse13.
Am Israel Chai!!!
May 17, 2011 7:41 PM
Heroes and Heroines Everyone of them!
Awesome! We owe so much to these heroes! What a great blessing to be used by Hashem to fulfill His promises made thousands of years ago in the Bible. The magnificent rebirth of Israel!
May 17, 2011 5:08 PM
A Gentile who loves Israel and the Jewish people.
Such a moving video, one that brought tears to my eyes. It is a tribute to and representative of the sacrifices made by so many to accomplish Aliyah and rebuild the magnificant State of Israel. Personally, my passion for Israel has been expressed in a novel, entitled "O Israel."
May the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob continue to bless and keep the land of Israel, promised to the Jews as a title deed by the Lord himself. Her people are returning, and they will remain in the land forever. Shalom to Israel and to the people of the covenant.
May 17, 2011 4:11 PM
Met one of the volunteers
I was honoured last week at the Israeli Embassy celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut in Pretoria, South Africa to meet one of the volunteers from South Africa who went over in early 1948. What a humbling experience to hear that man speak! What a lesson in selfless, courageous dedication to a cause like no other in modern times.
May 15, 2011 9:49 PM
Incredible stories of Jewish people from other countries coming to help their brothers and sisters, showing they really care and want to help the newly-created Jewish state. Mi KeAmcha Yisrael!
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