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IDF Widows and Orphans Organization hosts communal bar and mitzvah ceremony under unique circumstances

JERUSALEM POST Son of US soldier killed in Afghanistan shares bar mitzvah with Israeli counterparts by Daniel K. Eisenbud October 16, 2016 Andrew “AJ” Voelke was 8-years-old in 2012 when his father, US Army Major Paul Voelke, 36, was killed … Continue reading

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A year on, California soldier’s death in Gaza binds his US family to Israel

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Mitch Ginsberg July 20, 2015 Evie Steinberg, who came to the holy land for the first time to bury her son, Sgt. Max Steinberg, now ‘dreads going home’ One year ago, after midnight on July 20, … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day, Israel has what U.S. lacks

HAARETZ by Jill Max May 22, 2015 We may share a deep respect for our soldiers, but Americans do not honor ours with the sense of collective responsibility that Israelis do for theirs. …Last month, during another visit to Israel, … Continue reading

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