Trying to Be Normal

First written after a terror attack in Israel in December, 2002, this article was reprinted in 2012 and is posted again now after the Sri Lanka attacks on Easter day. It is an article about the human need to find normal. And it’s about how no matter how bad the …

Election Results: The Same Idiots?

Moments after the polls closed: the pollsters did it yet again. They made their calculations  and then made the results known. To be honest, all the votes have still not come in but a general direction is there. And…well, the pollsters only made a tiny error. Most said that Kachol …

Clarity Comes With the Dawn

In truth, there is evil in this world. In many forms. With many agendas. Worse, in some ways, are those who partner with evil. Even worse, in some ways, are those who are silent in the face of evil. Tomorrow, we go to the polls to vote for the path Israel will take in the next few years. Among the candidates are those who I believe to be evil, those to who I believe partner with evil and those who are silent or have been silent.

How NOT to Welcome George

With all the anglos in the city, no one thought it important enough to say, “hey, George is coming to the city. We really want to make sign welcoming him. Any chance we could run the text by you?”

A Picture of What Will Never Be Mine

An isolated space such as this would seem ideal. Pristine. Deserted. Peaceful. Green and filled with growth. But as I painted it, my mind shifted to a second set of descriptive words. Private. Alone. Solitary. And in this post, I explain why all of that is the polar opposite of Israel.

Barrett Outdoor Communications: A Lesson in Truth from Israel

Introducing, Barrett Outdoor Communications, a company located in Connecticut that leases advertising space. Apparently, Barrett’s owner deems himself something of an expert in what is happening here in this part of the world. Enough of an expert, is the owner of Barrett Outdoor Communications, that he feels it acceptable to promote …

The Fundamental Answer for the Jewish People

For some reason as I read this post over and over, the word that comes to mind is fundamental. Obviously, we must not ignore the fundamental facts in Jewish history. Each day, almost every day, the media reports a new incident, a new attack, a new desecration. Listen, my heart …

Israel on the Moon #IsraelOnTheMoon

Last week, Israel joined yet another tiny family. Only three other nations have landed on the moon. Israel is filled with jokes right now. Some reflect pride, others reflect a sense of irony and what is often termed “black humor.” Will we be accused of a new occupation? Will the …