Flavor of Israel – Train Schedules

Israel is very different from most, if not all, other countries. There are things that are uniquely Israel and I think it’s important to share these so, here goes. This is the first in what I hope will be many posts about the Israeli side of Israel. This notice about …

Offering Some Perspective: Morality, Facts and a Bit of History

The hypocrisy we are witnessing today from the press, the global community, and worst of all, from in-house, is confusing and infuriating. My conclusion when nothing adds up? Someone else is running the show and pulling the strings, because with the flawed logic and lack of a moral compass that humanity is displaying today, it sure is not us running the show.

IDF Officer on the Front Lines – Truth Behind the Gaza “Slaughter”

Iā€™m writing because I am one of the few who was there ā€“ in uniform, in the reserves, but I was there. Yes, right there on the fence where the demonstrations are happening. It was last Friday ā€“ but I saw it with my own eyes; I was on our side but I could see and hear and understand everything. I want to testify from my firsthand knowledge, not a theoretical point of view. Because I was there.

Jerusalem Day Unites All Israelis Eternally

Jerusalem Day each year reminds us of a war that took place 51 years ago. It was a war, like most of our wars, that began with the aggression of our enemies. They massed on our borders and shouted for our death…then as they do today. It was 1967 and …

Netta Barzalai and the Israeli Psyche

Netta Barzalai is an unlikely hero of Israel. Most of our heroes are male, though we do have a fair share of female role models. Most of our heroes are older than this young singer’s 25 years in our world. Also, a fair share are heroes as a result of …

Is Israel on the brink of war again?

Last night, Iran committed an act of war. It fired 20 missiles at Israel (towards the Golan Heights). This act of war was not committed in the name of self-defense. It was not firing at rockets that were aimed towards their people. Rather, it was fired at people (Israelis) whom …

Conan in Israel – Laughs and Truth

Almost a year ago, Conan O’Brien came to Israel to…well…I’m not sure what he came for. Without doubt, what he left in his wake were some really funny videos and a lot of people who laughed and smiled. Below is the first video presents a history of Israel dating back …