Ten years ago, on July 12th, 2006 the Second Lebanon War began with a coordinated Hezbollah attack on Israeli civilians and soldiers. They rained missiles down on towns in northern Israel causing injury, destruction and most of all distraction which they used to attack IDF soldiers. Hezbollah fighters crossed the border from Lebanon in to … More 10 years after the war
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?
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 Sarah’s … More It takes a wedding to make us say, let’s live another day
Thanksgiving – These are the things that I am thankful for, this is what gives me hope. … More Give Thanks To The Everyday Heroes
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
Did you know that there are Muslims in the IDF? They are Israeli Arabs that play an important role in protecting Israel. People in Israel are not divided by race, religion or gender but by morals and values. Take a look at this interesting clip explaining how these Arab Israelis protect Israel from Arab terrorists … More Muslims protecting the borders of Israel
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
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?
There is a parable that says: When God created the world he decided that Israel would be the land of the chosen people, the land of the Jews. The angels approached God, saying: “You are giving the Jews a land flowing with milk and honey in the heart of the world. Don’t you think it … More Yes. But have you seen my neighbors?
Sometimes, as we have seen in the recent wave of terror attacks, they don’t even grow up to kill, that is they don’t wait to grow up. They kill as children, teenagers and twenty-somethings. Why? The world asks, why do these children kill? How could this be? The answer is simple but very hard to … More This is why Arab children kill