How can home be the place where the heart is when that is the place where mommy’s heart stopped beating?

Today it happened again… A mother murdered in front of her kids today – children saw their mother being stabbed to death. In their home. Her 15 year old daughter tried to stop the terrorist murdering her mother. 3 of her 6 children were in the house while she was being butchered. The foundation of … More How can home be the place where the heart is when that is the place where mommy’s heart stopped beating?

It takes a wedding to make us say, let’s live another day

As an American child, when I first saw “Fiddler on the Roof” I thought it was a frivolous musical about things that happened to Jews once upon a time. As a grown up Israeli I know better. Reading the news about the wedding of Sarah Techiya Litman and Ariel Beigel this Thursday, two weeks after … More It takes a wedding to make us say, let’s live another day

Body count

As terror attack follows terror attack, the body count rises. How many bodies are enough? 1? 20? 200? 6 million? When will enough be enough?   The body count rises. But who counts the bodies of those left behind? Parents murdered, orphans left behind… Who considers the children who have to grow up without parents? The … More Body count

Recognizing Rage

There is a boiling rage in Israel. And no, I don’t mean Arab rage, so called ‘Palestinian’ Day(s) of Rage. There is a white hot current of rage roiling through the Nation of Israel – Jewish rage. Ignored by the world, unspoken by the Israeli people our rage screams: How dare you say I do … More Recognizing Rage