Please join the supporters of Israel on Sunday as we share our love of Israel in the heart of San Francisco.
Our friends and family in Israel have been the target of over 2,000 rockets during the past three weeks, each one aimed deliberately at civilians and each one using civilians as human shields. The brave men and women of the IDF are destroying tunnels meant for an invasion that could have killed thousands of women, children, and senior citizens. We can't be there to help them in person, but we can show them our support in public. Come join us to show that we are all united in our support for Israel, it's right to defend itself and it's desire to live in peace with its neighbors.
The event will entail a distinguished list of speakers that we will publish soon. Rabbi Creditor is honored to be one of them. After the speeches we will march from the Civic Center Plaza to the Justin Herman Plaza.
For those who will be driving, there is a parking lot underneath Civic Center Plaza. Civic Center BART is 2 blocks away. Buses are being organized from the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and Palo Alto) -- if you are interested in this, please fill out the google form:
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…