This is Am Yisrael & Eretz Yisrael

So, I had to get my daughter’s gift-given mirror repaired, and I found a fix-it guy at the edge of downtown Tiberias. He’s got work clothes on, and me, sneakers. He asks me where I’m from, and I say Yavniel, which is just outside Tiberias. ‘Breslev?’ he asks ‘Jewish,’ I …

About Aliyah

There are a million and one things to say about Aliyah, each with its seemingly-almost-equal corresponding contradictory points. Aliyah means Jews “ascending” and returning to their homeland, the Land of Israel, based on God’s promises uttered and documented in His Book to us again and again, via our Patriarchs and …

Iran & The Supremacy of Human Free Will

The totalitarian regimes that try to zap the human free will out of their people may have taken down their countries’ social media lines (including the FB “Iran-Israel Friendship Group”), but they can never snuff out the innate will of human beings for freedom. Not too long ago, we witnessed …

The Real X Factor of Israel

Now that the dust is somewhat settled and all and sundry predisposed to roar at any opportunity already got it out of their system, I ask: What if everything that’s going on here in Israel is really just God’s means to “clarify” more “sparks”? That is, What if He’s testing …