Guide to Israeli Banking

Smarter Israeli Banking by Rifka Lebowitz is a wonderful gift for any newcomer to Israel… and to anyone who is new to handling his/her banking and finances, whether young adults or the recently widowed or divorced.

Just Four Days In Time

There is not a single day in the year, or a single hour in the day or even a single moment in time that I am not grateful that the Jews have restored sovereignty in their ancient land of Israel. Because there is not a single day in the year, …

Israel from halfway up

For the past couple of weeks, I have been kind of handicapped. On October 4, I suffered what apparently was a seizure. Since then, I have been kind of weak and unsteady. I’ve read that it goes with the territory, and takes a while for the brain and body  to …

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) …