A recent speech given by Israeli counterterroism expert on Yom Ya Zicharon (the official memorial service for israel’s fallen) in Johannesburg, South Africa By Marc Kahlberg Mr. Ambassador, Chief Rabbi, Chairman of the Zionist Federation Honored Guests and Friends. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a special Memorial Day address this time last year […]
You might ask, what is the Shoah? It is the term many in Israel use instead of Holocaust. Shoa means “great calamity or disaster”. Holocaust means, “sacrificial burnt offering”. It was a great disaster when 6 million innocent lives were brutally taken. It was a great calamity for those who survived, and yet a […]
Today, was a wonderful day of touring with Doug, Stacey & Kaleb Taylor. The first stop was the Palmach Museum, where my dear friend Arial was waiting for us. The Palmach first originated from the Haganah, then all the first military groups became what is now the Israel Defense Force ( IDF) after Israel became […]
Today's tour has left me rather emotional. I sit at my computer here in Israel, after spending the day taking guests, Scott & Patty out touring in Northern Israel. Tani & Lea with Syria in background I was accompanied by a very special friend Lea Magen. As we shared the story of how we met with Scott & Patty, I realized that it has been 6 years since that first day and even more Lea has been with me since the beginning of this journey. We laughed and shared our passion for truth.
Friday, March 9, 2012 It’s a beautiful sunny day in Israel, my guests Scott and Patty have arrived from the US to visit and tour Israel with me for a couple of weeks. It’s going to be a light day of sightseeing around Kfar Sava today because it is the last day of Purim and […]
Jeff Davis was a good friend, we met several years ago while I was recording ads for an event that was happening in Vancouver, WA. I had never been behind a radio mic, so of course I was nervous. Jeff eased all the tension through his great sense of humor. He was a pro […]
Persia many years ago “Purim is supposed to be one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination. The story of Purim is told in the Biblical book of Esther. The heroes of the story are Esther, […]
It's a new day, and another adventure. Facebook once again brought another special person into my life, Adrianne Bernstein. Nearly two years ago Adrianne found me on FB since then we have become close friends, really it's more like sisters. Through Adrianne, I have met more wonderful people , like Ruth and her son Saul Rurka.
by Marc Kahlberg If my story through the eyes of the Israeli people and especially the first responders has a real meaning and theme over the last Decade, it is surely one of silence, one of heroism, one of patience, one of pain and ongoing suffering but most of all one of resilience. Unlike the […]
An American Woman in Israel Blog Series ~ Part 1 The New Journey Begins At the end of 2011, I began to look back on the year and all that had gone on. Like most people, I remembered the new additions to our family, my granddaughter Gabriella and the losses. My mother passed away in […]