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 …

Woman to Woman – A Call for Peace

Woman to woman. Here’s a different kind of video. This woman is a mother, a daughter, a wife. She’s a daughter-in-law, an Israeli, a Jew. I’ve often wondered if we appealed to Palestinian women – mother to mother, daughter to daughter, etc. if that would somehow help the situation. There …

Dead Sea and Conan – Can it be?

In this latest Conan video, he visits the Dead Sea. He explains that geographically, the Dead Sea is the lowest place on earth. As he floats, he begins to sing Hava Nagila. The problem is, he only knows two words of the song – Hava and Nagila. Leave it to …

Is Conan Thinking of Enlisting in the Israeli Army?

What I love about this clip is that not only is Conan having fun, not only are the young women having fun, but those who watch it get to smile. In a crazy world where rockets are fired at our citizens; where international celebrities determine guilt by the body count and not the right of it all, this is a welcome opportunity to laugh.

Flavor of Israel – Train Schedules

Israel is very different from most, if not all, other countries. There are things that are uniquely Israel and I think it’s important to share these so, here goes. This is the first in what I hope will be many posts about the Israeli side of Israel. This notice about …