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Photo Highlights from NYL Mission - Feb. 2009

Visual highlights from participants in the February 2009 solidarity mission to southern Israel for UJC National Young Leadership Cabinet members and alumni and members of NYL's Ben-Gurion Society.

Reflections on a day in Sderot – Witnessing Anxiety, Resilience and Courage

This posting was provided by Michele Levin, a member of the UJC National Young Leadership Cabinet from Philadelphia who recently returned from a solidarity mission to southern Israel.

It was one week ago that I spent a day in Sderot. The experience has yet to leave my thoughts.

Sderot is a …

Yet Another ceasefire rocket fired on Ashkelon

This posting was written by Sigal Ariely, Director of the Ashkelon-Baltimore Partnership, whose blog about life in the Ashkelon area is ashkelonblog.blogspot.com.
 
We didn't really think it was all over, but the reminders are very scary. We were driving back from Sderot around 1 o'clock, com…

Ice Cream and F-16's

This posting was contributed by Pamela Ingram of St. Paul, MN, who is in Israel for a Solidarity Mission to southern Israel with other alumni and members of the National Young Leadership Cabinet and members of NYL's Ben-Gurion Society (read more about BGS). This posting came from her own b…

It's Always a Crossroads for Israel

This posting was written by Richard Friedman, Executive Director of the Birmingham Jewish Federation, who is blogging from southern Israel during a solidarity mission for UJC National Young Leadership Cabinet members and alumni and members of NYL's Ben-Gurion Society (read more about BGS)…

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