3 reasons both the left and the right are terrified of Naftali Bennett

Naftali Bennett’s sincerity makes him dangerous. His success not only defeats those who oppose his values and ideals, it also unveils the hypocrisy of those who tout the same ideology but don’t actually implement it when they have the opportunity to do so. … More 3 reasons both the left and the right are terrified of Naftali Bennett

Mother of Soldiers

It’s cold outside. The rain beats on the windows and thunder rumbles in the distance. Night is approaching and the warm bed beckons with the promise of a cozy embrace. The closeness of comfort seems so utterly wrong, knowing that he is outside, alone, in the dark, setting off for a night of strenuous effort. … More Mother of Soldiers

Donald Trump, disloyal Jews and identity politics

Something both fascinating, enraging and terribly sad happened this past week. Like the honest storybook child who pointed out that the “Emperor has no clothes,” President Trump said two words no one wanted to hear, pointing out a situation many recognize but most are afraid to mention. Disloyal Jews. With a piercing, instinctive understanding, Trump … More Donald Trump, disloyal Jews and identity politics

The Hebrews of Hebron

When people think of visiting Israel, few consider going to Hebron. The city is depicted as contentious, dangerous and unpleasant. It is associated with “Occupation,” poverty and apartheid. Who would want to go there? Even most Israelis don’t consider Hebron a place they would want to visit, much less live. This reality ironic, considering the … More The Hebrews of Hebron