My heart is in the east, and I in the uttermost west—How can I find savor in food? How shall it be sweet to me? How shall I render my vows and my bonds, while yet Zion lies beneath the fetter of Edom, and I in Arab chains? R. Judah Halevy (trans. Nina Salaman)
There is one place in the world to which we never flee as refugees, or even reach as immigrants, but to which we come home: the Land of Israel Hanna Szenes.