Who are these people, who dance with their book? A book created before humanity knew what books are, A book that is really five books, written out by hand, on one long scroll. Every single letter must be perfect. Written exactly the way it was always written. Otherwise, the writing must begin anew. These people, the … More The people who dance with their book
A regular man, Niv Nehemiah would have preferred to remain anonymous. His family takes no comfort in being told that he is a hero. They want him to heal, to stop being in so much pain. Two months after the terror attack in the Yavneh grocery store, where he works, everything is a challenge. He … More Heroism looks like Niv Nehemiah
1. It happened Those who follow the news about Israel closely will probably have read about the terror attack in Har Adar yesterday morning (Tuesday, Sept 26th) on the Israel related sites you follow. It’s not likely you will hear about it on your news. While CNN and BBC can go on and on for … More Three things you should know about the terror attack in Har Adar
*This article was first published as a guest post on IsraellyCool. Two movies could not be more different. Both are about Israel. Both are about heroism and love. They should be similar, two stories on the timeline of Jewish history and yet, these movies are from alternate universes. Probably few people my age (or younger) … More From Exodus to Munich: How did we get here?
When you want to find pearls, you need to be patient and be willing to go deep. They aren’t on the surface, they are in the muck at the bottom of the ocean, created in response to an irritation, a grain of sand or a parasite. And sometimes they are right in front of you … More Finding Pearls
The epic tale of enemies coming together and collaborating to save the life of an eagle: A rebel chief with a passion for birds of prey captures an eagle on the battlefield. Realizing that the bird is an endangered species and is being tracked by animal conservation experts from the bird’s place of origin, the … More The eagle has landed: from Israel to Syria and back again
Over and over I keep hearing the word “narrative”. Most often it is spoken by people who insist on the importance of understanding and respecting the “Palestinian narrative.” How many people have actually paused to consider what “narrative” means? More importantly, how should we respond to a narrative that is not our own? As a … More Unravelling the “narrative”