Jewish Journal

Israelis in the U.S.A.

by David Suissa

November 11, 2014 | 2:31 pm

Sheldon Adelson, Haim Saban and Israeli-American Council Chairman Shawn Evenhaim at the IAC Conference in D.C. Photo courtesy of the Israeli-American Council

When your ancestors yearned for 19 centuries to return to their homeland of Israel, and you were fortunate enough to be born... read full article

  • Jennifer’s power

    by David Suissa

    November 4, 2014 | 5:26 pm

    How do you deal with a future that you know for sure is going to get worse? That was the question on my mind when I met Jennifer, a mother of two who...

  • Israel must export self-criticism

    by David Suissa

    October 29, 2014 | 3:09 pm

    It was unsettling to hear Israeli President Reuven Rivlin say last week, “The time has come to admit that Israel is a sick society, with an illness that...

  • Power to the table

    by David Suissa

    October 20, 2014 | 5:59 pm

    While we were having our meals in the sukkah this year, I kept thinking about another holiday. This is odd because Sukkot has a strong and distinctive...

  • Max Webb, one second at a time

    by David Suissa

    October 14, 2014 | 1:08 pm

    It’s hard to imagine how, or why, a wealthy 97-year-old man would make the effort to go through hundreds of invoices for his building company and sign...

  • Should I talk to my enemies?

    by David Suissa

    October 7, 2014 | 10:03 am

    As I went through the long, exhausting prayers of Yom Kippur this year, reading a litany of sins, both personal and communal, and asking God for...

  • A night of anger and reflection

    by David Suissa

    October 1, 2014 | 2:38 pm

    How do you explain Israel’s resounding success? How do you explain how a tiny country surrounded by medieval violence has managed to create an...

  • Rosh Hashana: Embracing our elders

    by David Suissa

    September 23, 2014 | 11:59 am

    We are spiritually ambitious at this time of year. We reflect, we repent, we make resolutions. We study our faults and mistakes of the past year and...

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