Our Two Shekels

Reflections from Day 4 - Alan Viterbi

Written by Alan Viterbi on November 30, 2023

Thank you for having joined me on this journey.  This is the final installment of my travel notes, covering our last day in Israel.  While I will be processing what we saw and heard for many weeks and months to come, I have included some initi…

Bearing Witness - Day 4 - Rabbi Jason Nevarez

Written by Rabbi Jason Nevarez on November 30, 2023

Our last day on this solidarity mission was both emotional and inspirational. We head back to San Diego and will begin to sharing our stories and transmit the sacred ones shared to our friends and communities at home.

Our day began with…

Reflections from Day 4 - Rabbi Yael RIdberg

Written by Rabbi Yael Ridberg on November 30, 2023

Rebbe Nahman of Bratslav taught: Every person must cross a very, very narrow bridge. The most important thing is not to succumb to fear. On this final day of our solidarity mission, we confronted the very real understanding of how fear has …

Operation Iron Swords Update- 12/1

Our thoughts are with those affected, and we are committed to keeping you informed. Here's the latest update:

  • The week-long ceasefire in Gaza ended this morning after Israel and Hamas failed to agree on a list of hostages to be released today. Also, the Prime Minister's office accused Ham…

Reflections from Day 3 - Alan Viterbi

Written by Alan Viterbi on November 29, 2023

Today we visited the “temporary” homes for the survivors of Kfar Azza and Nachal Oz, a unique therapy facility staffed by hundreds of volunteer psychologists, therapists, musicians and others to assist the survivors of the Nova music festiva…