Because of Good Friday and Passover, we're suspending activity on the Bridge blog for April 18, 21, and 22. We'll be back on Wednesday, April 23. We wish our Jewish friends a joyous Passover and our Christian friends a blessed Easter.
During our #unselfie campaign, we received an overwhelming response from our online community! We were touched each day by stories of generosity and encouragement for others that seem hard to find these days. Here are the top 5 ways we were inspired by others this week:
1. We heard from people who are out there helping others every day!
Janet M.: I helped an elderly lady today with her groceries- she had two buggies J
With Easter approaching this weekend, it’s the perfect time to take a virtual tour of Israel that highlights Jesus’ footsteps, from Jerusalem to the room of the Last Supper to the Garden of Gethsemane. Israel’s rich history and amazing beauty never fail to astound us, and it’s even more special during this holiday season. We wish a happy Easter to all our Christian friends!
Passover desserts are typically dry and heavy, and it can be tricky to find a light dessert to enjoy during the weeklong holiday. These chocolate espresso cookies are made with cake meal rather than flour, so they are a great alternative to traditional Passover desserts – and are delicious any other day of the year, too!
Name: Nathan Alterman
Life: August 14, 1910 – March 28, 1970
Why you should know him: Nathan Alterman was born in Poland in 1910. When he was 15 years old, he moved with his family to Tel Aviv, where he attended Herzilya Hebrew High School.