“But why does he have to make provocations with these declarations of his?!” I was shocked to hear this sentence come out of the mouths of my Jewish American relatives. Yes, they were referring to Trump (who they hate) and to the Jerusalem Declaration. I love my relatives but they live in a completely different … More Jews from a different planet
Nothing says power like a F15 fighter jet roaring directly over your head. An Israeli flown F15. Israel’s Air Force pilots are known to be the best in the world. Their training requires physical perfection, sharp reflexes, an extremely sharp mind and a very strong will. The course is three years long. Those that complete … More This is the might of the Israeli Air Force
The words below are not mine, they are a translation of a post Ziv Shilon wrote on his Facebook page. Reading it brought tears to my eyes. Ziv is inspiring, a true leader. When things seem terrible and frighteningly dangerous in this little country of … More Inspiring words from Ziv Shilon, Israeli wounded warrior
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parents around the world are familiar with the child’s fear of the dark, the fear of monsters under the bed or in the closet. In most cases, this fear is irrational and can be banished by simply turning on the lights. In Israel, it’s the parents that are afraid for their children. The monsters are … More Monsters under the bed…
This is what brotherhood looks like. In Hebrew there is a term that can be roughly translated as “mutual guarantee” – I will be there for you, you will be there for me and everything will be ok. Words cannot encompass the depth or importance of this concept. The clip illustrates this concept so fundamental … More You can relax, we’re above you.