A time for righteous anger

Something made me very angry today. The kind of anger that burns white in my veins and turns my eyeballs a bright red. No, it wasn’t the silly European governments who continually condemn Israel while excusing palestinian islamic terrorism. No, it wasn’t the fascist arab governments who speak of Israel …

Control of Chemical Weapons

With the world a nervous wreck from that missile-happy North Korean, Am Yisrael could use a soothing reminder of the two Gulf Wars. In preparation for the first Gulf War, the Israeli chevre kadisha ordered tens of thousands of body-bags, lo aleiynu. So, who controlled the non-conventional weapons? The following …

The incitement behind women waging jihad

Last month, a female terrorist from East Jerusalem, who is a mother of 5 children, attempted to stab a Haredi man and stabbed an Israeli Arab whom she mistook for a Jew. The question remains, what would prompt a woman who is the mother of 5 small children to wage …

Harvey and Heels and Hakarat Hatov

When I was very young, my father had to take a job in far off Louisiana to help support our family. To put off the parting a few more days, the family drove together down south. I have no memory of how we got back…if we flew or if my …

Hold Out for the Sun

I just returned to Israel from California. I was all set to write about Silicon-valley sexism and how it compares with Israel. But I can’t get Harvey out of my thoughts. The people misplaced, the crowded shelters, the deaths, the hopeless near future…it’s drowning out everything else. I visited my …

My Daughter’s Gone to Hell

My daughter has gone to hell…or at least that’s got to be what she’s thinking right now. I know, because I went there over a decade ago with her older sister. Hell, in this case, is Poland. Not so much the Poland of today as the one in Europe some …