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 …

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 …

Agricultural Terrorism – Nothing Less

Agricultural Terrorism
Recognize this attack for what it was. Condemn it for the violence it represents. And as you would demand justice for a terror attack directed at humans, demand the same for the land. If you burn the land, you prove, yet again, that you do not love it and that it isn’t yours.

Who loves the land of Israel most?

Do you love your country, your land? There is a parable told about King Solomon, who is remembered as an exceptionally wise man. Two women came to him, both claiming to be the mother of the infant they brought with them. The king listened to each woman and then instructed …