By Michael Kuttner…

The countdown has started.

From Pesach to Shavuot we count the days of the Omer totaling 49 days in total.

This year the countdown has an added connotation as we anxiously count the days that our kidnapped hostages have been held in captivity by the Hamas terror group in Gaza. 

STAY STRONG 

Support for Israel takes many forms.

Here is a song which expresses hope for victory over those trying to cause us harm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dutGi256Mq0

A SPECIAL CONNECTION

The media portray Hebron as an ancient “Palestinian” city.

In reality it is the central focus of Jewish history and religious connection.

It is older than Jerusalem and on Passover it is the place where Jewish pilgrims come to renew their spiritual and physical presence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoblqlU7rmo

SOME HARD TRUTHS

Listen to a hard hitting condemnation of the United Nations in a speech just delivered by Israel’s representative at the General Assembly.

This is a perfect opportunity to hear what needs to be said but will never be published or broadcast by the general media.

It deserves to be circulated as widely as possible.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3tu1HkWYOw

Michael Kuttner is a Jewish New Zealander who for many years was actively involved with various communal organisations connected to Judaism and Israel. He now lives in Israel. 

[This article was originally published on J-Wire and is reproduced here with permission from Michael Kuttner.]