The latest Islamic State video is entitled “to the sons of Jews”. It is a message directed not at Jews in general but specifically at Israelis. It begins with a child surfing the web, images of a soldier stopping a child at a checkpoint, the Israeli flag and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Then Facebook – … More To the sons of Jews (and the White House)
It is shocking that so many young Westerners leave their homes to join the Islamic State. Why would they want to belong to such an obviously murderous and vicious group of people?! From a marketing perspective it makes sense. The answer is simple: advertising. Advertising works. We all know that. We also know that advertising … More A marketer’s perspective: ISIS propaganda and why it works
These are people. Real people. Do not look away. Do not say you didn’t know. Today I posted this clip on my Facebook feed with my thoughts about this. Within minutes my post was deleted as was the source where I found it. I guess Facebook doesn’t think it’s nice to see that the Islamic State … More Do not look away. Do not say you didn’t know.
Surrounded, they know that they are the last hope. The fighters, few against many, prepare for the last stand… The dark forces swarm around their town. They have breached the perimeters and are already inside, advancing. The dark forces grow in numbers. Although the fighters have killed many, the dark ones keep coming. Their weapons … More The ones that confront death
The Basilica of the Annunciation is one of the most important places in Christendom. It is located in Nazareth (Israel) and was built over an archaeological find, ruins of an ancient home thought to belong to Mary, mother of Christ. According to tradition this is where the Annunciation took place. Actually there are two Churches … More I’m Jewish. Why should I care about the Basilica of the Annunciation?
Imagine meeting Steve. He tells you: “Hi! My name is Steve and I’m an engineer at the car factory.” Steve pulls out his phone and shows you video of the factory where he works, pointing out Joe, Tom and Larry, his colleagues. He tells you: “We all really love cars; we think they are fantastic … More Islam means submission, not peace
On 9.11.2001 America learned there is an enemy. They didn’t understand who the enemy was or why they were being attacked. They did understand that someone wanted to bring the great US of A to her knees and most Americans resolutely declared they would not let that happen. America would stand proud as she had … More “Are you ready? Okay. Let’s roll.”
Does anyone remember the video of the “rebel” eating the liver of the Syrian soldier he had just killed? Certainly it is logical to believe that they are the “good guys” and just want “freedom”. Right? The thought of America, some coalition, whoever putting MORE weapons in to the mix that is Syria is, to … More You can’t bomb an ideology