Israel

Between Jewish Traditions and Liberal Democracy: The Israeli Dilemma

Israel is defined as a “Jewish and Democratic State”. What does that mean for people’s everyday life? Tzivia shares her perspective on the triangular relationship between society, institutionalized religion and personal belief in Israel and gives an insight into the

Food and Faith: Practising religion during the Summit

Going to the synagogue three times a day, praying with a branch of a palm tree and eating kosher food. Orthodox Judaism demands many rules to be obeyed. Shahar from Israel, an orthodox Jew himself, explains how he managed to

“Bravery and strength: the story of my explorations concerning my grandmother’s time in post-WW2 Europe”

“Bravery and strength: the story of my explorations concerning my grandmother’s time in post-WW2 Europe”(2012). Sjur’s competition entry is the story of his Israeli grandmother’s time in Budapest, Hungary from 1946 to 1948, as well as her journey from Israel