Photo Friday: Blossom Like a Lily

Stand for Israel  |  April 7, 2023

A lily on a kibbutz in the Jerusalem hills, Israel, 1950
(Photo: Seymour Katcoff/GPO)

I will be like the dew to Israel;
    he will blossom like a lily.
(Hosea 14:5)

The Jewish people are currently celebrating Passover. And today, our Christian friends observe Good Friday, ahead of this Easter Sunday. So we share this vintage photograph from the early days of the modern state of Israel—a lily on a kibbutz (an Israeli agricultural community) in the Jerusalem hills in 1950. Friends, we wish you a blessed season. Shabbat shalom.

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