Our first night here is Tisha B'av. My husband sent me an article by Rabba Sara Hurwitz, from Yeshivat Maharat. In the article, the word anava is translated to humility, and talks about Moses being the most humble and the best leader. One does not equate the two logically, humility and greatness in leadership, especially with current politics. These past few weeks I have confronted the reality of transplanting life to a new country mainly through reflections with friends and family and their well wishes for our year in Israel. To be honest, I was mostly fixated on packing details and less soul searching. There is nothing humble about a decision to leave our family home and rent an apartment

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