Guest Blog Post: Stop Looking to the World

A lot of my beautiful friends are decrying the world for not condemning Hamas for attacking Israeli civilian centers on the border. They’re like “it’s so horrible that the world has nothing to say when synagogues and Israeli playgrounds are hit with rockets, but they’ll be all upset when Israel retaliates!”. …

This Morning Israel Woke Up in Fear

Fear is a terrible thing. It’s not something you can control and it’s often something that you can’t reason away. Many in Israel feel angry today. I can understand that. I’m angry too. But what I also am is realistic. We are probably heading for yet another war. And that …

Israel Woke Up Angry This Morning

This morning, Israel woke up angry. We have every right to be angry. Over our short weekend, our country was hit by nearly 200 rockets, missiles and mortars. Four people were injured; three of them in their own home. A playground was filled with the black smoke of an explosion. …

This is My Israel

This is my Israel. Yesterday, Israelis were outside enjoying the peaceful Sabbath. Or, at least what should have been the peaceful Sabbath. While many of us were unaware what was happening, a massive missile barrage from Gaza was launched by the Palestinians. Mid-afternoon as I went to lie down for …

Advice from a Jewish Mother

What advice would you give you children? So many things that I want to write about, so many things I learned from my mother and my mother-in-law, and even from my grandmothers. Being a Jewish mother is complicated for so many reasons. You have that angle of being Jewish. You …

A Dark Cloud With A Silver Jewish Lining

There’s a cloud that hangs over the Jewish world. It’s not the cloud of ever increasing anti-Semitism found throughout the world. It’s not the cloud of terrorism our Arab neighbours insist on continuing to pursue. It’s not the cloud of those international bodies in their desperate attempts to deny our …

Syria Says Air Force Base Went BOOM…

The news from Syria is quite tense right now. There is a growing surge of refugees trying to get out of the way and tragic bloodshed being reported. Of course, sadly, the United Nations is too busy to take up the cause of Syria because apparently, an Israeli added on …