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 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)
As C.S. Lewis said: “If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort of truth; only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” … More They have guns but we have flowers
Following the horrific terror attacks in Paris there has been an outpouring of solidarity. World landmarks have been lit up with the French tricolor, including the Israeli Knesset and the Tel Aviv city hall. Facebook is full of tricolor tinted profile photos, memes about praying for Paris and the hashtag #WeAreParis. How cute. While the enemies … More Liberté, égalité, fraternité
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?
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.
The world is shocked at the horrific burning of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muaz Al-Kaseasbeh. Shocked. Again. This is not the first time Islamists burned someone alive. This is not the first time Islamists have killed other Muslims in this horrific manner. Just a few months ago over 140 people, most of them children, were murdered in … More Healing the believers’ chests
“Allah will grant victory to Islam in Europe without swords, without guns, without conquest.” ~Muammar al-Gaddafi
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?