Purim with our Israeli Partners
"Jewish Soul Food -- Ethnic Flavors of Israel" brought nine women from Hatzor Haglilit, a city in Federation's partnered Tzahar Region along wtih Dani Huri, a former Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) Steering Committee member and the owner of a kitchen manufacturing factory together to bake tasty cookies and hamantaschen for Israeli soldiers. for Purim.
After cooking, the group took a mini-bus -- donated by a particpant in JAFI's Young Leadership program -- to distribute the goodies to grateful soldiers who said, "You ladies reminded us t hat this is not an ordinary day; as Jews we are ordered to be joyful and you have made us very happy."
Happiness was clearly evident as the group danced and sang Purim songs.