At the site of the Nova festival, a memorial has been established to honor the 364 murdered there by Hamas. / PHOTOS BY STEVEN A. ROSENBERG/JOURNAL STAFF

Faces of war in Israel

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Faces of war in Israel

At the site of the Nova festival, a memorial has been established to honor the 364 murdered there by Hamas. / PHOTOS BY STEVEN A. ROSENBERG/JOURNAL STAFF

Steven A. Rosenberg, editor and publisher of the Jewish Journal, has just returned from Israel and its frontlines, traveling and talking with Israeli citizens and IDF soldiers in the country.

On Feb. 8, he will discuss his reflections and experiences, as well as share his photographs in a free forum at Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott. Steve will be joined by Rabbi Michael Ragozin of  Shirat Hayam, this event’s co-sponsor.

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At Ben Gurion Airport, travelers are greeted with posters of the 136 Israelis held by Hamas.

 

An IDF soldier gives a tour of Kibbutz Be’eri, where 97 residents were murdered and 28 kidnapped.

 

A memorial to the victims of the Nova festival.

 

“I’m upset, I’m angry, I’m hurt,” said Michal, who visited the Nova site with her daughter. She lives in Moshav Yesha. Her brother was murdered at the moshav on Oct. 7.

 

An IDF rabbi recites kaddish at the Nova site.

 

An Israeli man prays at Hostages Square in Tel Aviv.

 

At Hostages Square in Tel Aviv, a long table has been set up for all of those kidnapped by Hamas.

 

Steven A. Rosenberg, editor and publisher of the Jewish Journal, has just returned from Israel.

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