Israel’s F-35s may not be able to beat Iran

Israel has already acquired several F-35 stealth fighters from the US, and we’re set to acquire about fifty more, if the rumors are true. But are F-35s in Israel’s best interest? Assuming we don’t need F-35s to fight Hamas, Hezbollah, the Palestinian Authority, or “lone-wolf” terrorists, the main enemy our …

Blaming the Victim

When I was in college, there was a relatively new book we were required to read in a Criminal Justice class: “Blaming the Victim,” written by William Ryan (1971). In his book, the author coined the phrase, which became the title of his book (“blaming the victim”), which then became …

#fakejews

We have read so much about “fake news” over the past many months, that the title of this post came to me as I kept looking at the stream of news I was reading on Facebook. A little context. For quite a long period of time, there have been many …

Vive La Différence, Trump versus Obama

Finally the United States has a president who isn’t totally enamored with Arab terrorist leaders. I can’t remember a time when an American President seemed more comfortable and supporting of Israel rather than the Arabs who want to destroy us. As imperfect/flawed as Donald Trump certainly is, at least he …

A 44-Line Summary of the Miracle of The Six Day War

[taken from chapter 6 of To Cross The Line With A Bridge (Rabeinu Publications, 2015) quoting the time-table from Beit Torah Ohr Gadol’s disk series “Sha’at HaEfes”] “Maybe others had the patience for durations like the Hundred-Years War or the down-sized Thirty-Years one, but for His holy people back on …