Monthly Archives: September 2012

IMPJ letter expresses shock at Latrun attack

A letter to the members of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows, Latrun:

 

 

Dear friends – Shalom and sincere greetings,

On behalf of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ), our congregations around the country, our rabbis and our members, we wish to inform you of our profound shock at the attack on your monastery, including the daubing of hateful slogans on the walls. We stand by you and your community and wish you all the best at this difficult time.

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2017-08-10T17:48:52+10:00September 5th, 2012|Past News|

Post Script: A State of Temporary Affairs

Who would have ever thought that as Israel edges toward 65, it would still be a country with no permanent borders, no internationally recognized capital and not even an anthem acceptable to all its citizens? Instead of projecting maturity and stability after having won its wars and surmounting the immediate physical threats to its existence, absorbing millions of immigrants and having Iran on its toes, Israel at 65 gives off an aura of conflicted insecurity, a country torn into camps and divisions with no common perception of what type of country modern Israel should be.

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2017-08-10T17:49:23+10:00September 5th, 2012|Past News|
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