Over and over I am struck but how Israeli reality is like a Hollywood action/drama film. Sometimes our stories are so dramatic that they wouldn’t be believable as a movie script. … More Hollywood is a pale imitation of Israeli reality
The following is an inspiring post written, in Hebrew, by Ziv Shilon on his Facebook wall that I have taken the liberty to translate. I have heard so often people around the world say “there are no role models these days,” “there is no one to look up to, to emulate.” These people are sadly … More Honoring our wounded warriors: a message of inspiration from Ziv Shilon
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
The answer is simple – in Israel. Some of you may remember Ziv Shilon. I wrote about him in the article: “The stuff that legends are made from…” In a time when the supposed leader of the free world responds to the beheading of his citizens with an intense round of golf it is worth … More Where are the leaders, the role models & heroes?
Speaking your mind can be the most frightening, most dangerous thing in the world. This woman is a true heroine. Israel and the world needs more people like Annette.
“And I will betroth thee unto me forever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in loving kindness, and in mercy: I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the Lord.” Hosea 1:21-2 … More A sign upon your arm
On Monday, 3:30 am Yael heard someone in her home. Suddenly a man burst through the door of her bedroom. He had a knife and an iron pipe. He had come from Gaza to kill her. The terrorist told her to get down on the floor but she knew that was one thing she was … More I just did what I had to do…
It was 2 am and pitch-black when he crawled to where it was. The 24 year old Captain didn’t take anyone with him because he was afraid someone would get hurt. Not even a sniffer dog. He had a feeling that he might get hurt but knew that someone had to dismantle the bomb. Or at least … More The stuff that legends are made from…
Meet Ro’i Klein. Look at his face. Doesn’t he look like a sweet and gentle man? 31 years old, husband to Sarah, father of three year old Gilad and one and a half year old Yoav, Ro’i (pronounced “Row-ee”) was supposed to celebrate his birthday on July 27th. Admired for his calm peacefulness and constant … More “If I don’t do it, who will?”