The Test of True Friendship

A true friend is one who likes and accepts us as we are. So too are true friends of Israel – Jewish Israel that is: Am Yisrael for Eretz Yisrael and Eretz Yisrael for Am Yisrael. When someone is said to “work hard for Israel” that phrase is really meaningless …

Why I agreed to speak at the Jordan Option Conference

A few months ago, Palestinian Jordanian dissident Mudar Zahran invited me to speak at the Jordan Option Conference in Jerusalem.  He asked me to take part in this conference at a time when King Abdullah of Jordan was increasingly inciting violence against Israel, thus greatly contributing towards tension in the …

A Walk in the City of David

Recently I got to spend more time over one week in Jerusalem’s City of David than I’ve spent there in the past 3000 years. Living a mere 15 minutes from Jerusalem I try to be mindful of how incredible it is to have the privilege to be in the holy …

The Nouns and The Adjectives

We live in a world of descriptions. We describe everything around us, everything within us using words that are often arbitrary and misunderstood. It’s a challenge to understand what someone else means; to struggle to interpret their meaning, not the meaning you would place on their words. Who are you? …