Eretz-Yisrael

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Mizrahi/Sephardic Jews sing a traditional middle eastern/north African Shabbat song

Past & Future in our Hands.

by Karen Gillerman-Harel

With an extraordinary blend of sensitivity and symbolism she succeeded in bridging the past with the future through the arms of Polish-born Auschwitz survivor Dora Dreiblat, born in 1922, and her great granddaughter Daniela Har-Zvi, born in 2007 in Israel.

The infant’s hand, stretched out towards the number on her great grandmother’s arm, links the future, the present and the past over the flag of Israel, making the photograph a compelling historical document.

The Pillar of Heroism on Flickr.

Yad VaShem, Mt. Herzl, Jerusalem, Israel
04 May 2009 [ref: IL09-0862]

“To the martyrs
To the ghetto fighters
To the partisans
To those who rebelled in the camps
To the fighters of the underground
To the soldiers in the armies
To those who saved their brethren
To the courageous people who took part in the clandestine immigration
The heroes of valor and revolt
For everlasting life”

Jerusalem - Palestine

“By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat & wept when we remembered Zion. If I forget you O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget her skill”. - Psalm 137:1-5

“Glory be to Him Who made His servant to go on a night from the Sacred Mosque to the remote mosque of which We have blessed the precincts, so that We may show to him some of Our signs; surely He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” - Sura 17 (Al-Is'ra)

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