Drafting the Jews

The issue of drafting yeshiva bochurs is upon us yet again, for the umpteenth time, which is really just a green-light excuse and field day for all and sundry predisposed to trash “them” – the Charedim. Ain’t nothin’ like whipping up a little more sin’at achim right before we all …

Don’t bend, Bibi – Don’t give in

An Open Letter to Bibi Netanyahu I have something to tell you, Bibi. My son came home a few hours ago. I was very surprised and happy to see him. He is a combat soldier serving in a very well-respected unit. He is the third and youngest of my sons to …

The Jewish Response

There is a Talmudic statement:Who can protest an injustice but does not is an accomplice to the act. There is injustice and wrongness here, and it must be addressed. Several years ago, there was a massive demonstration in Jerusalem against the proposed draft law. I fully supported the demonstration, not …