Israel’s F-35s may not be able to beat Iran

Israel has already acquired several F-35 stealth fighters from the US, and we’re set to acquire about fifty more, if the rumors are true. But are F-35s in Israel’s best interest? Assuming we don’t need F-35s to fight Hamas, Hezbollah, the Palestinian Authority, or “lone-wolf” terrorists, the main enemy our …

Do you love Israel?

People often ask me, “Do you love Israel?” The pat answer is, “Of course I do!” Truthfully, though, living in Israel is similar to being married. At the beginning, when you first meet, there are lots of fireworks. The land is beautiful, it beckons. The sun is fantastic, and you …

Syria’s Civil War is NOT Another Holocaust

Here’s why I don’t like people comparing the Holocaust to the Syrian civil war: The problem is that in order to help Syria, we have to find a way to safely deal with: 1. Hezbollah, who has been helping Assad, and therefore expects Assad to give them their share of …

Profiling Ain’t Equal

Today my husband and I went on a tour of government offices. He held our son’s hand. I pushed the stroller. The security guard saw us, and let me through the stroller gate with both kids. I didn’t even pass through the metal detector. He told my husband, who was …

To Hell With You, America and Europe

Yesterday morning, at 9am, a man stood leaning against the Yafo/King George light rail station. In Jerusalem, if you will. A security guard walked up to him, asked him for his name and what he was up to. Asked him to open his bag. The guy said, “No.” The guard …

How Honest are Israelis?

What happens when a blind man asks for change for a 20 shekel bill, but holds out a 100 or 200 shekel bill by mistake? Watch this video to find out. Then share your thoughts in the comments.

My Neighbor’s Miracle

One of our neighbors (let’s call him Manny) missed last night’s terror attack in Be’er Sheva. Here’s what happened: Manny’s work often takes him abroad. He’s supposed to travel next week. In preparation for the trip, Manny took a trip to Tel Aviv yesterday. After he finished his business in …