Thunder

Thunder

Thunder Day 39 Is that thunder? I think that might be thunder. Or is it an explosion? Or is it just the kids upstairs playing? People who have never lived in a war zone, under the threat of missiles impacting their homes, have no idea what it is like to live in a...
Shloshim

Shloshim

Shloshim Day 32 It’s been a full month since the massacre. The country is in mourning. Yesterday marked the end of “shloshim,” the traditional 30 days of mourning that a family observes after the death of a loved one. Only this time, it isn’t only those who have lost...
Trigger warning

Trigger warning

Trigger warning Day 27, day #toomany No, really. I mean it. This piece will trigger you if you are even 10% human. I haven’t been writing much this week, which is a good sign, I guess. It means that for those of us who don’t live near the front lines, life is slowly...
Just out of reach

Just out of reach

Just out of reach Day 23 We are home again. Our visit to the Kinneret was odd. It was quieter up there. The sounds of action to the north were absorbed by the mountains that surround the sea. Every so often you could hear muffled sounds, but not much at all. Most of...
Tiny sparks of light

Tiny sparks of light

Tiny sparks of light Day 22 – Shabbat It’s shabbat morning. The resort, which is filled to capacity with evacuees from the North, doesn’t appear to have organized a morning prayer service. My husband trots off to the designated “synagogue” to go see if there is...
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