How do we speak with one Jewish voice? We have varying perspectives on Israel’s path to peace. Our Jewish community is comprised of a wide range of religiosity and practice. We have different ways in which we engage in our Jewish culture. Certainly, our politics vary.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton has always been a fervent supporter of Israel. We believe in Israel’s right to exist as a safe and sovereign state. At this perilous time, it is incumbent on us to stay informed of the current situation in Israel and take action when necessary.
It’s hard to believe that in the year 2019, issues that seemed to be a thing of the past are not only still a part of our world, but growing in intensity.
On a beautiful day in February 2017, I found myself standing alongside 40 Partnership2Gether (P2G) staff and volunteers in a vacant lot across from the Mediterranean Sea.
I’ve spent the past week and a half in Israel. It was the “buffet” of missions, where we had the opportunity to partake in a wide variety of experiences.