The coming few weeks are an emotional roller coaster for all Jews. This weekend we celebrate Pesach and the exodus from Egypt, and soon after, on Yom HaShoah, we remember the six million people who were murdered simply because they were Jewish. We then commemorate Yom HaZicharon, when we remember those fallen soldiers who fought to protect Israel and who made it possible, with so many others, for us to celebrate Israel’s independence on April 19.
As we approach this momentous time, let us remember that the times of our greatest achievements – including the creation of the State of Israel 70 years ago – have been when we put aside our political and denominational differences and united for the overall good of the Jewish People. Let us hope that this “season of our Freedom” will start a new era of unity, something that ARZA Australia is committed to.
On behalf of the Executive Committee of ARZA I wish you, and those you love, a happy and healthy Pesach and hope that you will join us over the coming weeks in recalling the losses and celebrating the achievements,