Jewish Journal

Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

  • Gaza Nostalgia

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Back in the good old days, when I traveled freely though the Gaza Strip, Rafah was our neighboring village across a stretch of sand, my boss was Ahmad from Khan Yunis and stones were for building, not for throwing.

    That was in 1983, three months after I moved to Israel and a couple...

  • Heroes’ Return

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Add Shalhevet 10th-grader Sara Smith to the list of Israeli sharpshooters.

    She pulled the trigger of her M-16 semi-automatic rifle and scored a bull's-eye in "boot camp," part of a three-week educational adventure in Israel.

    "I never want to see a gun again," confessed Smith, who...

  • An ‘Embrace’ to Remember

    February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Sixty members of Young Israel of Century City gingerly walked on the muddy path and crowded into Dalia Har Sinai's little farmhouse in the southern Hebron Hills community of Susia. Outside, the sheep and goats were in the barn. The farm and grazing land and organic vegetable patch...