18.05.2012 26.Ijar. 5772 Tag 41 des Omer
Shavuot is certainly around the corner and it's nowhere more evident than in the North.
Driving through the Jezreel Valley and the Galilee these days is a sight for sore eyes indeed. The wheat has been harvested and the straw bales line the countryside as far as the eye can see.
The smell of pink garlic is ripe in the air and swaths of bright green standout between the golden fields as the sunflower stalks point straight up towards the sun, waiting for their yellow faces to begin their grandiose annual dance skyward. The kibbutznicks, moshavnicks and their hired hands till the soil and images of the early pioneers spring from memory….