These are the Children of Israel, the protectors of our nation. Look at them and consider the 18 to 20 somethings of your country. Can you compare the burdens they bear? What do the young people in your country worry about? Look at these “girls” and consider the images portrayed of the IDF soldier in … More Responsible for the lives of their friends…
“Why did you want to do it?” the reporter asks 14 year old Husam Abdul from Shechem. The teenager had been sent to explode himself in order to kill Israeli soldiers. The reporter tries to put words in the Husam’s mouth: “You did it for Paradise right?” but as children often do, Husam blurted out … More Because the people, they don’t love me
If the Arabs put down their weapons today, there would be peace tomorrow. If Israel puts down her weapons today, tomorrow there will be no Israel.
People around the world are fed with countless stories about Israel. I wonder how many of them are true. I have no statistics, however I do know that the international media commonly reports without showing the context, is guilty of purposely slanting stories, omitting details and even outright, blatant lies. From the comments people make … More Things you will never see on your t.v.
We have seen the streets of London, Paris and even Washington full of people screaming for the annihilation of Israel “from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free (of Jews). We’ve seen Moslems preaching Sharia on the streets of the major citiesof the world, denouncing the west and western values. Many, I’m sure, … More Freedom of speech: Who is free? Who is talking? And more importantly – who isn’t?
I don’t think people realize how small Israel is… because we are so small a terrorist act that kills 5 or 7 people is like the 9/11 attack in America. During Operation Protective Edge 72 people were killed. Can you imagine experiencing the attacks of 9/11 14 times in two months? Many are left with … More Hopefully in the future there will also be miracles for us. We are going to need them.
Welcoming IDF soldiers home from war, rejoicing that they are alive… what could be more Israeli? They type of celebration seen in the video below is as Arab as it gets. An older woman sings out in piercing tones words of greeting, words of blessing. The other women join in. To western ears their tone … More Israel, not what you think…
Each time sirens sounded across Israel parents covered their children’s bodies with their own, willing to sacrifice in order to shield loved ones. It seemed the obvious, correct thing to do. Jehan Berman is one of the many parents who turned themselves in to human shields for their children. Jehan immigrated to Israel from Belgium and … More It’s not just a BOOM. The ground shakes and you shake with it.
This request is not appropriate at the time of a child’s circumcision. “May this be the hour of mercy” is a request to God to see suffering and heal it, to see the severity of a problem and fix, a request for forgiveness and mercy. The brit milah is the ritual circumcision of Jewish boys, … More May this be the hour of mercy…
As we move in to yet another ceasefire I can’t help thinking that only in Israel can winners also be losers. And that losing can be very dangerous… How can Israel accept a ceasefire an hour after a citizen is killed by Hamas rockets, others critically injured forcing paramedics to give emergency care under rocket … More Ceasefire, winners & losers.