very intelligent article, I am an israeli (born to Israeli parents) living in Holland (moved there when I was five) my brother was born in Holland as well. But even we, with our whole family living in Israel feel detached from the israeli community back home. Hannukah to us is more about remembering our roots, family and tradition than anything else.
4 UN peacekeepers injured in Sinai and taken to hospital in south Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Israelis lost sight of a meaningful Jewish identity in the Diaspora