Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut): Israel is 70
On the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding, some personal thoughts on what makes Israel "Israel"
Esther D. Kustanowitz is a founding editor and contributor at GrokNation.com. She is also a contributing writer at the Los Angeles Jewish Journal and has written for various sites on subjects ranging from grief to comedy, from social media trends to popular culture. A good portion of Esther's brain is devoted to Star Wars, and a good portion of her heart is devoted to her nieces and nephews.