It was Saturday morning. I woke up to the sound of the Red Alert siren app ringing, announcing in-coming missiles somewhere in Israel. Where? I knew it wasn’t in Haifa (yet) because the municipal siren wasn’t screaming outside but elsewhere in Israel, people were running to their bomb shelters. In the north or in the … More The BOOM I heard from Haifa
“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
How Tzipi Hotovely’s I24 interview was used to create fake news … More Anatomy of an interview: Tzipi Hotovely, ideals and fake news
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
That’s Israel in a nutshell. No matter who you are, what you have accomplished or how much you have sacrificed for the Nation there is one standard of measurement that puts everything in proportion – your mom. … More It all boils down to what your mommy thinks about you
The world is full of good people. The problem is that the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men (and women) to do nothing. Over the years I have watched wrongs intensify in the world, things I don’t know what to call but evil. Murderous terrorism that not only kills … More What will move people to stand for what is right?
I have lost count of the number of times I’ve found myself sitting in front of the news with tears rolling down my face. Israeli reality is that of sharp contrasts and strong emotions. There is no apathy here. Tears of heart-rending grief, tears of helplessness against horror and sometimes tears of pride and joy. … More Against all odds