This video highlights those who are seen as heroic to many people who value Israel. The video shows many photos of people who appear to be part of the Israeli Defense Forces while music plays in the background. The video also shares some words about how they have dreams and commitments.
|"Jews! Unique nation of the world! For thousands of years the tyranny of the world has succeeded in depriving you of your ancestral lands but it has not eradicated your name, nor your national existence . . . . Legitimate heirs of the Land of Israel! . . . . Hurry! The moment has arrived to claim the return of your rights among the nations of the world. You must claim for yourselves a national existence as states among states, and your unencroachable right to bow down before God according to your faith, publicly and forever."
|Napoleon Bonaparte’s "Appeal to the Jews," encamped at Mount Tabor before his defeat at Acre, 1798.
Shalom Sesame is an educational channel for children, but anyone can learn from it and enjoy it. As we can see from world history, the kinds of languages spoken in a region can change over time; the meanings of certain words can likewise change over time. Certain words or phrases that would have been readily understood in one generation may not be understood by younger generations. We don’t always know exactly how these changes came to be.
We tell boys not to cry. We define a 'real' man as someone that does not need anyone’s help and keeps his feelings to himself. Girls are conditioned from childhood, whether in fairy tales, popular movies, or parenting styles, to be rescued rather than a rescuer; to be a burden rather than a burden lifter. Society’s picture of gender roles -- and even the gender roles promoted by professed Torah believers -- are often very different from the picture God actually painted of the first man and woman.