Insanity, They Name is Cooking for Shabbat

I’m cooked out. But really. What did you make for Shabbat? How do you cook when you have guests with varying tastes? I’m insane. Certifiable. But really….you probably don’t believe me. I mean, who c ooks enough to drive themselves insane, right? So, before I show you what I cooked, …

Israelis Rush to Save Lives in Thailand

You’ll probably hear that we are violent (ask Ariel Gold, idiot that she is, and ask Nina too). They’re so busy worrying about the occupation, neither bothered to do anything about another issue that is happening in a far off land. What do they care? If it isn’t a chance …

Today, Israel Pulled A Hillel!

she is.

Ariel Gold believes in boycotting Israel and today, Israel answered her back. Straight from Hillel – a voice from 2,000 years ago warning Israel that we must take care of ourselves, even as we take care of others.

A Quick Note to the Syrian Government and Rebels

This morning, a Syrian warplane approached the Israeli border. Obviously under surveillance the entire time, as it approached, Israel fired a Patriot missile from a base located “in northern Israel.” The missile did not hit the aircraft. Instead; the Syrian plane turned and retreated from the border. To say that …

What You Are Proud of…Says Volumes

For much of my life in Israel, I have had the same feeling. I watch what they are proud of and what we are proud of. Long ago, I wrote that I’d rather be crying and live in land like mine than be celebrating and living there. Two cultures are …

A World Devoid of … of Everything

There are moments when a word can truly describe the world. Today is one of them. Hours ago, I heard that the United Nations had, yet again, voted to condemn Israel. As I listened to the vote tallies, a single word came to mind, “devoid”. That’s it. The world is …

The Nightmare That Ripped Out Our Hearts

Four years ago, every parents greatest nightmare became a reality for three families. Now, four years later, we know that Eyal, Gilad and Naftali saved countless lives and protected the entire nation. In the heavens above us, they have become our advocates. Three special boys, now our angels.