The Hebrews of Hebron

When people think of visiting Israel, few consider going to Hebron. The city is depicted as contentious, dangerous and unpleasant. It is associated with “Occupation,” poverty and apartheid. Who would want to go there? Even most Israelis don’t consider Hebron a place they would want to visit, much less live. This reality ironic, considering the … More The Hebrews of Hebron

Defining who is (and who isn’t) a hero

The media coverage of Donald Trump saying that being a prisoner of war did not make John McCain a hero and the subsequent outrage travelled all the way to Israel. I became completely baffled when I started hearing/reading statements of: “He can’t say that!” Have Americans completely forgotten the point of America?! Have Americans forgotten … More Defining who is (and who isn’t) a hero