Diaspora Diarist

Dateline March 28, 2015: Today I stood with my father on the top of the Golan Heights and I understood in a much more visceral way than ever before why Israel will never relinquish this strategic outpost. I returned my father to Jerusalem later that afternoon and started to make my way to the airport. […]

Roots: my journey to see my relatives in Israel…

The last few times I have been to Israel I hadn’t given a second thought to the fact that 1/2 of my family who fled Germany in 1938 wound up in what was then Palestine…