Weekend in the Gaza Envelope, The True Story

Like Shay Koplovich‘s experience with his and several other visiting families below, wife Miri and I also spent a wonderful, relaxing Shabbat at Kibbutz Alumim, alongside Gaza. His measured and heartfelt words echo my thoughts and feelings almost exactly (any errors in the text are mine, as is the translation). …

Well, the Palestinians Have a New Plan

The Palestinian Authority has come up with their next plan of action at the United Nations. They want…breathe, don’t laugh…to ask the United Nations to oust Israel. According to a recent article in the Jerusalem Post, “Palestinian Authority is weighing a UN General Assembly Resolution to rescind Israeli membership in …

The Two State Solution Was Never Alive

The PLO Secretary General, Saeb Erekat, said Israel’s nation state law destroys the two state solution. He’s wrong, because you can’t destroy something that never even existed anyway. The two state solution is not dead, because it was never alive in the first place. For too long, the whole conflict between …

Bending the News – BBC and CNN

.I noticed the wording of a report that appeared on CNN and the BBC last evening. It was a news article about a teen boy from Gaza who died of his wounds — and what a good boy he was according to his father, and how he was unarmed and …

In the Heavens Today

In the heavens today, there are two men that weren’t there yesterday and by all rights, shouldn’t be there today. Actually, to say they are in the heavens is incorrect. One is in heaven. Now we know, his name is Yotam Ovadia. And that he was only 31 years old, a …

White Helmets the White Knights of Syria

For years now,  Syria’s White Helmets have been working to rescue civilians in the path of deadly battles. So, what they do, as civilians, is wait to see where they are needed and then rush in to help save lives by getting them out of the battle area. Sometimes using …

Yes, Mark, the Holocaust Cannot Be Denied

Every time I think it can’t get worse on Facebook, Mark Zuckeberg proves me wrong. To start with the obvious, there are, for Jews and ideally for the world, two words in the English language that carry special and tragic meaning. The word, holocaust, with a lowercase “h” refers to …