Until we cannot differentiate... But how can we ensure that we know what needs to be remembered so that future generations don't fall into to the "yada, yada, yada, this doesn't matter to me at all" trend?
Since I didn’t grow up in Israel and never attended Hebrew school, I know next to nothing about the Jewish holidays. But now, that’s changing. At age 38, after 29 years living in Israel, I’m finally starting to learn about the Jewish holidays, and it’s all thanks to my son. He’s 2 and a half.
From the very day it was re-established in 1948, Israel adopted a policy of equality for all. A country that protects members of the LGBTQ community, the rights of the women and those of minorities who live here, the beauty of a democracy is that there is always room for improvement.
When I first got into this field several years ago, people would react with disbelief when I explained what I did. “I offer cross cultural communication workshops dealing with Israeli Business Culture for business people wishing to conduct business in Israel /with Israelis and for Israelis who are planning to do business in English speaking countries. The reaction was the same every time – one of disbelief – Israelis – Culture – you have to be kidding, right?
In addition to building the bonds of friendship and calling attention to the horrors taking place in the Congo today, this journey and its content will offer participants insight as to how they can, in the most honorable and dignified manner possible, commemorate the millions of victims and survivors.
“During our travels through the Negev, we came upon a hidden riverbed with remains of an ancient farm and vineyard. We instantly fell in love with the place and decided that we would establish our farm at the site, which had been a vineyard during the Nabatean period more than 2,000 years ago. We established the Carmey Avdat Farm there in 1998,” recounts Eyal Izrael.