The horrific attacks in Brussels two days ago lead me to contemplate airport security and the difference between the way we do things in Israel and the way things are done elsewhere. And the difference between the feeling of security and actual security. Big difference. Airports are sensitive locations. An attack on an airport is … More Airport Security and Brussels
Israel is under attack. The hate that has been carefully instilled in the Arab population, in Jerusalem, Palestinian Authority controlled areas and throughout the State of Israel is bursting at the seams and individual Arabs, mostly young people, are committing attack after attack. You have to be taught to hate and, unfortunately, the Arabs have … More Why I am glad there are guns in the streets… of Israel
This is a campaign sign for one of Israel’s religious, ultra-orthodox Jewish political parties – Shas. The name of the party is in Hebrew, the face is that of the party leader and the text is in Arabic. A Jewish, religious party reaching out to Arab voters? Yup. It might be mind-bending to those who see … More Israel is not what you think: election campaign signs
The Basilica of the Annunciation is one of the most important places in Christendom. It is located in Nazareth (Israel) and was built over an archaeological find, ruins of an ancient home thought to belong to Mary, mother of Christ. According to tradition this is where the Annunciation took place. Actually there are two Churches … More I’m Jewish. Why should I care about the Basilica of the Annunciation?
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…