G’ment Officials as Reps at National Funerals

This morning on the news they mentioned that the government needs to reform the law regarding officials attending national funerals, since no official representation by the government showed at any of the four funerals yesterday of the casualties from the terrorist lorry-ramming attack.  Funerals of terror victims are a national …

BBC and CNN Allegedly Frame the News

Actually, that probably isn’t true but I’m too sick to search and prove it. A terror attack in Jerusalem on this beautiful, sunny, winter day in Israel. A truck rammed into a group of soldiers. Five have died – three girls…young women, and 2 boys…young men. Five lives…stolen and more …

The Soldiers’ Answer for Elor Azariya

Every soldier, when he or she comes to that first interview after receiving notification that they are being drafted in to the Israel Defense Forces is given a profile number. A rating of his or her physical health. The best he or she can get is 97 – it’s a …

First the Presidency…

Then reality. He lost them both. I feel sorry for John Kerry. He has had a distinguished career, serving as a decorated naval officer, then as an elected official in many high ranking positions. While Syria is in turmoil, with a human tragedy of catastrophic proportions, while the rest of …

John Kerry on Israel

The problem with listening to John Kerry is that within minutes you start to get a headache – and that’s the best I can say. As an Israeli, I was prepared to listen to him lie – and that his what he did. I was prepared, or I thought I …

“Why Should We Care What the UN Says?”

This morning, on the way home from shul, I was asked by a neighbor, “Why should we care what the UN says?” For anyone who may follow me on Facebook knows, I have been pounding US President, Barack Hussein Obama for abstaining (via Samantha Powers) in the UN vote against …

To Hell With You, America and Europe

Yesterday morning, at 9am, a man stood leaning against the Yafo/King George light rail station. In Jerusalem, if you will. A security guard walked up to him, asked him for his name and what he was up to. Asked him to open his bag. The guy said, “No.” The guard …

How Honest are Israelis?

What happens when a blind man asks for change for a 20 shekel bill, but holds out a 100 or 200 shekel bill by mistake? Watch this video to find out. Then share your thoughts in the comments.

My Neighbor’s Miracle

One of our neighbors (let’s call him Manny) missed last night’s terror attack in Be’er Sheva. Here’s what happened: Manny’s work often takes him abroad. He’s supposed to travel next week. In preparation for the trip, Manny took a trip to Tel Aviv yesterday. After he finished his business in …

“What About the Good Arabs?”

– asked Danny Lewin. He wanted the good Arabs to have a chance, and to have rights. And I ask, “What about the good Arabs? Where are they? Why do they not stand up for what is good and right; why do they sit quietly and watch innocent Jews be …