In honor of the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pillage Idiot presents the Gettysburg Address in Hebrew. Rishon Rishon gives a preferred Hebrew translation. By the way, who was the main speaker at the dedication of the Gettysburg cemetery?
Views on Disengagement
House of Joy is a house of doubts. She expresses her views very well and includes an exhortation to people like me who still live in the States. Commenter Ze'ev agrees and seconds the point with his own observation.
Chayyei Sarah who mentioned House of Joy has her own thoughts. She askswhat color is my bracelet but sees value in unity above all else.
Medical Madhouse (in a slightly older post) recounts his feelings on returning to his homeland for vacation that include, not surprisingly, his thoughts on politics and disengagement, in Israeli Departed.
My Right Word wonders if the proper questions from a pollster might change peoples' minds about disengagement.
Looks at Books
Modern Orthodox Woman writes about the mussar (ethical teachings) that can be gleaned from different children's books.
There've been a couple of new Super Blogs - group blogs made up of bloggers already on the map - joining the JBlogosphere.
There's the Jewish Connection, apparently focusing on the personal, featuring, Jack's Shack, PsychoToddler, Yetta, Renegade Rebbetzin, A Simple Jew, dilbert, torontopearl, Mirty, LIFE-of-RUBIN, Z and treppenwitz.
Then there's the venerable Israpundit with too many contibutors to mention them all (including this blogger) but with a couple of (relatively) recent contributors, Mere Rhetoric and Mediacrity. At Israpundit, Israpundit's driving force, Joseph Alexander Norland observes "Shoot Israelis, Collect $3 Billion."
Finally Crossing the Rubicon runs an item from the Jerusalem Post, 22% of Israelis are in Mourning For a Relative or Friend Lost in a Terrorist Attack. And that brings us to ...
Next week's hostess, for Haveil Havalim #29 is the just mentionedCrossing the Rubincon2. As always your submissions may be directed to her at enbeea at aol dot com here to dhgerstman at hotmail dot com. Alternatively use Conservative Cat's handy dandy submission form! Requests to host future editions of Haveil Havalim are of course also welcomed!
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