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Jessica Fishman’s Sad Story and the Threat to Israel’s Civil Society

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/rabbijohnrosovesblog/item/jessica_fishmans_sad_story_and_the_threat_to_israels_civil_society_20120210

Jessica Fishman’s story will break your heart. She is a young Jewish woman from Minnesota whose father was President of their Conservative synagogue and mother was President of Hadassah. Jessica was a Jewish day school student and attended services every Shabbat. As a teen she traveled to Israel, fell in love with the country and made aliyah at the age of 22. Though beyond the age of military service, she volunteered in the Israeli army for two years. She met a young man, fell in love and was engaged to be married. Then her troubles began...

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