Forging a coalition is, without a doubt, the most difficult part of the election process in Israel.
Whether it’s dressing up as Santa Claus and posing for photographs with low-income kids or serving turkey and ham to the homeless, many Jews volunteer to break out of their element at this time of year in order to bring Christmas joy to families in need.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Perhaps a
cliché, but it may well be the mantra of local Jewish institutions struggling
to attract new blood, as organizations and synagogues revamp their young
professional divisions in an effort to distance themselves from past
programming that has failed to meet expectations.