Three Great Jewish Journal Reads
Where do we find G-d in tough times?
What can educators learn from Gen Z?
Have the Abraham Accords succeeded?
For eighteen months, we’ve struggled with isolation and disruption. We know the fear and reality of illness and loss. We’re uneasy about getting close to one another, accustomed to distancing from our loved ones, friends, and communities. We may feel distanced from God as well.
When we get older, we tend to think we’re more mature and more serious. Too often we can have a disposition of looking down on the values and choices of generations that come after us. But, we can avoid falling into this trap. We can remember that there is always something we can learn from the new generation.
It is worth reflecting on how Bennett’s visit to Egypt was both a legacy of the Israel-Egypt peace agreement and an effort to move beyond it. When Israel and Egypt signed their peace treaty in March 1979, it garnered a different reaction than the Abraham Accords did four decades later.