This is the story of a foreign worker from the Philippines who came to work in Israel to earn money to support her family back home. It is an inspiring story of sacrifice, patience love and understanding.

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LIVING MY DREAM IN ISRAEL
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

The World Machal website compiled by dedicated volunteers over the last year is now online with interesting personal stories and records of all Machalniks that participated in Aliyah Bet, in the War of Independence and from 1956-1967. The address is www.machal.org.il

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THE AUTHENTIC MACHAL STORY IS NOW ONLINE
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

Humorous and light hearted reflections and reactions on receiving a gas mask - guaranteed to elicit a chuckle or two.

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REFLECTIONS ON RECEIPT OF A GAS MASK
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

King George Street is one of Tel Aviv’s bustling shopping streets, with a flavor of its own, and has been since 1935. Carol Novis walks us down the street telling us about its history, culture and shopping.

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THE KING OF TEL AVIV STREETS
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

The magical experience of sharing the wonder of the bi-annual bird migration that pauses in the Hula valley for our appreciation.

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THE SOUND OF SILENCE
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

The only memorial to non Druze or Bedouin Muslim Arab Israeli soldiers is found near the village of Arara close to Umm al-Fahm in the North. Built by Youssef Jujah, the father of one of the fallen soldiers, he talks of his loss and his philosophy with much poignancy.

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE IN WADI ARA
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

A heart rending and honest account of a father’s thoughts and emotions as he sends his son off to the army.

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FATHERS DO CRY
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

One of the first settlers on the Golan Heights after the Six-Day War of 1967, Ramona Bar-Lev is a passionate and dedicated activist on behalf of the Golan residents. Lydia Aisenberg describes Ramona's life and dreams in Qatzrin, the main town on the Golan Heights and her and her husband's determination never to give up this very strategic area.

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“WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED,” SAYS RAMONA BAR-LEV, QATZRIN
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 

As part of the centenary celebrations of the Kibbutz movements ex volunteers are invited to reconnect and join in the festivities in June 2011. Today only a handful of Kibbutzim accept volunteers from abroad but since the 1960’s thousands of volunteers have worked on the 270 kibbutzim in the movement. Many remained here and became Israeli citizens but most only stayed temporarily and returned to their own countries having had positive experiences to take home with them Contact the KPC website to join the celebrations.

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EX-VOLUNTEERS-KIBBUTZ MOVEMENT WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU
Category: Israel
Issue No. 157
 

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Kibbutz Degania and the Merhavia co-operative village near Afula. It is 80 years since Emek Hefer and Kfar Vitkin were started. We owe a great deal to the pioneers who struggled to develop these areas and set up strongholds for the future of the Jewish State. Gidom Levitas tells us how the Jewish National Fund and Canadian Zionists were involved in the purchasing of the land for these projects.

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ANNIVERSARIES: SONGS OF ISRAELS VALLEYS
Category: Israel
Issue No. 157
 
 
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