Stepping Closer to the Edge

Live, Israel – it is and always has been, the only answer. No matter how close we step to the edge, the army and God above us remain our guardians. For now, we wait on the edge hoping that this time we will be able to back away rather than descend into yet another war.

Reflections on the Birth of a Grandchild

When you have a child, the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Amid the physical issues of labor, exhaustion, learning the child and so much more, is the awesome responsibility of the first few days. You will be making a decision that will effect that child’s life, every …

Do you recognize this man?

Do you recognize this man? In this life, his name, Jeff Halper, is as meaningless as the dust of the earth. When we first came back to this land after being slaves in Egypt thousands of years ago, you were one of the spies who lied about the land. You were there in the concentration camps, betraying our people and shoveling their bodies into the gas chambers.

Why Jews Take a Knee

We are taught from a young age that Jews do not bow (Take a Knee)…it isn’t completely true, as any Jew can tell you. On nearly all days of the year, we do not bow down on the ground. There are only three days of the year where this is …

Why Ultra-Orthodox Jews Should be Drafted

Two months ago, I began a post called Yesterday’s Anger. As part of that article, I uploaded a picture of a Haredi man who did a despicable thing – he is guilty of sinat chinam (which is translated as “baseless hatred”). There are those who condemn the Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) community …