Why are you silent?

Last night, a missile was fired…again…at Israel. Three years ago, the parents of murdered Daniel Turgeman asked the UN Secretary General, “Why are you silent?” Why? Why are you silent when a city of 130,000 people is bombed? When people live in fear waiting for the siren?

So Just Shut Up!

Ever feel like going outside and screaming at the top of your lungs, “Just SHUT UP!” I can’t do that because, with several small grandchildren, I would have them repeating it to everyone they know and so, in silence I suffer as I read the words of others, as I …

Stepping Closer to the Edge

Live, Israel – it is and always has been, the only answer. No matter how close we step to the edge, the army and God above us remain our guardians. For now, we wait on the edge hoping that this time we will be able to back away rather than descend into yet another war.

When OMG No…Is the Only Answer

A few days ago, Israel did something rather routine. It discovered a terror tunnel that had been dug from inside Gaza to inside Israel. It blew the tunnel to smithereens. Apparently, there were men working inside and they were killed. Oops. Logically, if someone is breaking the law and digging …

Reflections on the Birth of a Grandchild

When you have a child, the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Amid the physical issues of labor, exhaustion, learning the child and so much more, is the awesome responsibility of the first few days. You will be making a decision that will effect that child’s life, every …

Do you recognize this man?

Do you recognize this man? In this life, his name, Jeff Halper, is as meaningless as the dust of the earth. When we first came back to this land after being slaves in Egypt thousands of years ago, you were one of the spies who lied about the land. You were there in the concentration camps, betraying our people and shoveling their bodies into the gas chambers.