By Rabbi Avi Weiss
An account of one American rabbi’s journey through northern and southern Israel during the war of July-August, 2006 in the hope of imparting an accurate picture of how Israelis are coping. Rabbi Weiss stayed in the north for a week visiting the wounded, bereaved and those living in bomb shelters. What follows is a close-up of what Israelis are going through in these difficult days.
Day 1: Arrival in Tsfat
Day 2: Shabbat in Tsfat
Day 3: Haifa
Day 4: Tiberias and Nahariya
Day 5: Tsfat and Raanana
Day 6: Sderot, Kiryat Gat and Jerusalem
Day 7: Haifa and The Shomron
Diary of Rabbi Avi Weiss' Return Trip To Israel--Following the Ceasefire
Rabbi Weiss is the founder and Dean of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School. He is also Senior Rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and President of AMCHA: The Coalition for Jewish Concerns.
You can email Rabbi Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org