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.

Ten From The Nations (Book Review)

Ten From The Nations is a hard book to read, to digest, to understand. It opens a door not only to a world. But the world is one that I know little about, a world that is (and should be) completely foreign. Dr. Rivkah Adler is a close friend and …

Days of Anger and Days of Sorrow

If you live somewhere long enough, you’ll eventually learn the lay of the land. Belonging somewhere means sharing in the national moments as well as the personal ones. As individuals, and as a nation, we go through a wide range of experiences and emotions – love and hate, anger and …