Heart in the East

Before coming to Israel, I would have identified myself as a Jewish American rather than an American Jew. I used to feel more connected to my nationality because I didn’t really understand how much my ancestors fought to remain Jewish and allow for me to be Jewish today. The Jews were constantly fighting Hellenism, both […]

Remembering the heroes on Jerusalem Day – AMHSI story

Today Jerusalem celebrates 47 years since its liberation and reunification following the Six-Day War. Many commemorative ceremonies are held throughout Israel, including a parade in Jerusalem, as well as memorial services for soldiers who died during the battle. One of the most famous photos captured in the first moments following liberation at the wailing wall […]