By Rabbi Aaron Gol...
November 14, 2010
I always think of November as a month of broken dreams.
November 1938 Kristallnacht.
November 22, 1963 when President Kennedy was assassinated.
November 4th 1995 the night when Yitzchak Rabin, Israeli warrior turned peacemaker, was assassinated.
November 1985, Operation Moses, the fulfillment of the Sigd, the Ethiopian Jews' longing to return to Zion. Today Israel's 120,000 strong Ethiopian community continues to struggle for acceptance and equality in Israeli society. What happened to their dream?
Could it be that the Comic Strip character Pogo, was right when he said, "We have met the enemy and he is us…"
NPLS were delighted to welcome back Carol Brauner from our partner organisation in Israel, the Leo Baeck Centre, Haifa. As usual, Carol's thoughts are eloquent and deeply poignant. Read the full text at: