4 Iyar 5772
In the past 48 hours I've been caught up in Israel's national Day of Mourning/Yom Zikaron for the over 22,000 soldiers and defenseless innocents murdered by terrorists since the late 1800s this week.
Israel's Independence.I traveled early this morning to join Israel Defense Forces soldiers at at army base, with other civilians. We prepared a barbecue. We shared memories, salutes, deep thoughts, jokes, emotional healing and more. Fathers in uniform held their babies, children played soccer, frisbee, and other games.
It's been an emotional week, with much personal and national reflection.
Here I am (in the pink top) with my picnic plate, looking out at my miraculous country and people. I hope to post other photos of me on the scene after I upload them from various cameras. Meanwhile, here's a video describing the miracles of the Jewish people and our homeland to enjoy:
Face Your Medical Problems with Dignity.
Face Your Future with Optimism.