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The power of a young girl

Dear Friends,

We are all still so angry at the atrocity in Itamar Israel, and the terrible news from Japan, that it is hard to focus on the joy of Purim, but we will have to, and that will come soon.

First I need to get it off my chest;

On Friday night, 12 year old Tamar Fogel came home to find her parents, Ruth and Udi Fogel, two brothers Yoav (11) and Elad (four), and her 3 month old sister Hadas murdered in their beds. They had had their throats cut and been stabbed through the heart.

Yesterday, I was really shocked. Toward the end of the Shivah (7day mourning period), 12 year old Tamar gave an interview to Israeli news channel 2 and said: "it's important for me to pass on a message to our Jewish nation..."

A girl, who… Read More »

Message from the Mayor

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