Given that they all fall during Sefirat Ha’omer, what is the significance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day for Jews in Israel and the Diaspora alike?1 comments
Rabbi Yehoshua Looks made aliya with his family in 1996. In Israel, using the acumen learned at Harvard Business School and over twenty years of senior management experience in the United States, he has devoted his energies to working at and consulting to non-profit organizations. With shared loves for Jewish learning, music, and art, Yehoshua and his wife, Debbie, along with their two adopted street cats, live in the Rehavia neighborhood of Jerusalem.
Yehoshua Looks is a contributing blogger for Haaretz Jewish World.