The Fear Effect

Congratulations Lieutenant-General Eizenkot. Or should I say Mazal Tov. It is a hard thing to do, to destroy the morale of the IDF, but you’ve done it. Last week, before the Azaria verdict, you calmed the fears and worries of the parents of EVERY soldier by stating that the IDF soldiers …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Silent Intifada

Many of us remember the first Intifada – a preplanned mass “uprising” which released a wave of violence throughout Israel. It was conveniently…oh so conveniently, blamed on the fact that a Jew dared to visit the Temple Mount, Israel’s holiest site and the place where Arabs regularly, five times a …