I did not watch “Seven Days in Entebbe” and I don’t intend to. When the trailer came out my first reaction was excitement. This story is one of the best, breathtaking, exciting, moving, against-all-odds, adventure stories I have ever heard and, best of all – it’s real. And it’s OURS. My second reaction to the … More Operation Thunderbolt
After the recent horrific school shooting in Florida, have been watching my American friends debate the issue of gun control. It is amazing what an enormous chasm there is between Israel and America when it comes to guns. From Israel it looks to me like Americans are shouting at each other, no one is listening … More Gun Control: America, Israel and the chasm in between
Did you know that Israel commemorates the Holocaust on a different date than the International Holocaust Remembrance Day? The world would have preferred to forget. In 2005, Israel finally succeeded to attain UN recognition of an internationally recognized Holocaust Remembrance Day. January 27th was chosen as this was the date of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau … More The irony of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
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
Years later the signs still remain… On Holocaust Memorial Day it seems more appropriate than ever to post this image: In 2006 Hezbollah rained missiles on to the cities of northern Israel. Each missile was carefully packed full of full of metal death balls, specifically designed to rip through flesh and bones. On impact, the … More Remember and respect your history
They who suffered unimaginable misery strove to create happiness. And they succeeded. This is their revenge. … More Remembering the Holocaust and Heroism in Israel: Am Yisrael Hai!