- went to elections,
- overcame most of the difficulties in their economy, even though the unemployment rate remains just over 8%,
- improved the relationship with the most important Arab country in the region, Egypt,
- we hope for constructive talks with the Palestinians in the near future and
- we are all praying that the coming new Jewish year will bring salvation to Israel (the new Jewish Year is התש”ע, which comes from the root of the word for “salvation”).
For her groundbreaking work against gun violence, Taylor Gleeson was just announced as a recipient of the 2017 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, a $36,000 award that recognizes teens for their commitment to social good and volunteer service.
A fire broke out in the kitchen at Ramah in the Rockies summer camp at 2:00 am on Monday morning, August 7, forcing the evacuation of 130 campers and the camp's staff to Denver.