Our annual trip to Israel never seems to come soon enough. Though we love our home in Chicago, all year long my children and I eagerly count down the days until we have the privilege of visiting our family in the Holy Land. Although the plane ride is long and tiring, we joyfully anticipate the moment when our plane touches down and erupts in the sound of applause.
Israel is truly unlike any other place in the world. Of course there is biblical history, endless archaeological sites, and a holiness so profound you feel it in your soul. But for my children, it is so much more. Despite many people’s perception of Israel as a dangerous place, fraught with war and terror, a majority of the time daily life could not be farther from that. My children…
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are introducing you to female Israelis who have positively shaped the Holy Land.
Today we honor Gal Sharon, VP of the International Police Association.
With degrees in law, sports and education, marketing and public relations, as well as various police officer course certificates, Gal Sharon started her career as a detective and investigator for an Israeli special investigations unit.
However, she is best known for being the first Israeli and first woman to be elected Vice President of the International Police Association.
The fact that I was chosen and that I am from Israel is a message in itself. I’m from Israel but I don’t just represent Israel. The world police chose me and I represent everyone.
During her 30 years…131e