#LetDavidMakeAliyah

December 11, 2018 was an emotionally laden day for a recently married couple, especially the husband.   After a five-year conversion process, David Bonett converted to Judaism. Orthodox Rabbi Etan Mintz in Baltimore, Maryland supervised the completely kosher effort. However, a glitch in the man’s efforts to become an Israeli citizen has …

In The End, Israel Will Still Be Here

The world should hang its head in shame. Deep shame. Embarrassing shame. Penetrating shame. The kind of shame that should cause them to have sleepless nights, as they try to explain to their kids about the day they supported evil. Because when the UN failed to pass a resolution that …

When a Community CELEBRATES a Pedophile / Rapist

Imagine being invited to a party thrown by a community to celebrate a pedophile and child rapist. No need to imagine that scenario. Thanks to the good people at Jewish Community Watch and, specifically, thanks to Shana Aaronson (from JCW), we have the pictures to prove it. Before going off …

Regarding the Airbnb Decree

The internet is ablaze with views, both pro and con, about the decision (decree) yesterday by Airbnb. According to various websites, Airbnb’s business is characterized as “… an online marketplace which lets people rent out their properties or spare rooms to guests. Airbnb takes 3% commission of every booking from hosts, …

The Sounds of Silence

Over the past few weeks, I have had numerous people ask me about my silence in the blogosphere. While I have posted much (too much?) via Facebook and Twitter (if you are not following me you can check out @ravzev1 on twitter), as far as writing a blog, well, it …

Good Guys And Bad Guys

There are good guys and bad guys in the Middle East. Actually, there’s only ONE good guy. Israel is that good guy – a country that values human rights, freedom of speech, freedom of religion and a country that helps out the world constantly with humanitarianism missions sent around the …

How Do You Get Past the Rage?

I have been asking some of my Facebook friends this questions today: How do you get past the rage? Rage…. Because today, four children from two families became orphans, when their mother/father were savagely murdered by yet another “freedom fighter.”  According to published reports, the murderer (I will not give …

The Peace Process Illusion

Peace with the palestinians is an illusion. The goal is noble, but it’s not based in any kind of reality that exists in the real world. While Israel buries its dead – soldiers and citizens murdered while going about their normal lives, the palestinians will celebrate these “operations” by handing …

Ari Fuld in His Own Words

Many are speaking about Ari Fuld and his murder – here is a video that was posted allowing Ari to speak for himself. This is who he was. This is what he did, and more, this is why he did what he did. In the simplest of ways and the …