Why I love Israel

The brilliant Chloé Simone Valdary asks the questions no one bothers to ask, the questions few realize are fundamental. It is easier to not think, to take for granted but Chloé is different and by example, she pushes others to do the same. Think. Question. Learn. Awareness and knowledge are the basic tools for creating … More Why I love Israel

A message from a Jew to Christians everywhere: Put Christ back in Christmas, for all our sakes!

When you Google “Christmas” the search results bring up lots of pictures of Christmas trees, holiday lights and presents. While all of those things are very nice I can’t help but think of what should be there and isn’t – Christ. I am Jewish. I don’t “believe in Jesus.” Judaism and living in Israel has … More A message from a Jew to Christians everywhere: Put Christ back in Christmas, for all our sakes!

Davka happy – at least for a few moments…

Davka is a word in Hebrew that describes an attitude. It combines stubbornness and action taken although (or maybe because) someone else would prefer it not be… the davka attitude can make Israelis very annoying but it is also a major part of what makes us strong. The davka attitude, directed at the anti-Semites, BDS’ers … More Davka happy – at least for a few moments…