Who loves the land of Israel most?

Do you love your country, your land? There is a parable told about King Solomon, who is remembered as an exceptionally wise man. Two women came to him, both claiming to be the mother of the infant they brought with them. The king listened to each woman and then instructed …

Netta Barzalai and the Israeli Psyche

Netta Barzalai is an unlikely hero of Israel. Most of our heroes are male, though we do have a fair share of female role models. Most of our heroes are older than this young singer’s 25 years in our world. Also, a fair share are heroes as a result of …

Is Israel on the brink of war again?

Last night, Iran committed an act of war. It fired 20 missiles at Israel (towards the Golan Heights). This act of war was not committed in the name of self-defense. It was not firing at rockets that were aimed towards their people. Rather, it was fired at people (Israelis) whom …

Netanyahu Speech Offers Good News to the Iranians

Bibi Netanyahu took to the airwaves a short time ago with promises that he would deliver “dramatic” new evidence about the Iranian nuclear program. I’m sure the Iranians turned out in huge numbers to hear Bibi’s speech; I know that Israelis did. Because so much of the speech was in …

Does insanity reign or does sanity rain?

Weather in Israel is generally one of the most boring topics imaginable. For months and months of every year, our weather doesn’t change. Hot and dry today…and hot and dry tomorrow. From March to November, it rarely rains. The “absolute” cut off in the Spring is usually the holiday of …

Israel In the Eye of the Storm

The last time Persia/Iran set a deadline for when it planned to kill the Jews, the leader of the plot was left hanging from a tree. As I sat on the beach watching the planes, surrounded by hundreds of people, I knew that Israelis were anything but afraid.

Tell Me, Is He a Zionist?

By all appearances, the answer that most people might give to the man in this video would be, “no, he is not a Zionist.” There are many things that he doesn’t do that Zionists firmly believe he should. There are things that he does, that many Zionists do not do. …

Who Are My Heroes?

Who are my heroes? Well, I can tell you easily who they are not. The politicians who worry about votes are not heroes to me. A Chief of Staff who abandons a soldier in trouble is not a hero to me. Journalists who use the power of words and popularity …

Time to Change the Rules of Engagement

Approaching our borders means you want to kill us. Our laws, the Torah, the Ten Commandments, all that Judaism and Christianity are based on, demands that we protect ourselves. That we kill in order to stop them from murdering us.

Change the rules of engagement now.