Profiling Ain’t Equal

Today my husband and I went on a tour of government offices. He held our son’s hand. I pushed the stroller. The security guard saw us, and let me through the stroller gate with both kids. I didn’t even pass through the metal detector. He told my husband, who was …

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 …

How Honest are Israelis?

What happens when a blind man asks for change for a 20 shekel bill, but holds out a 100 or 200 shekel bill by mistake? Watch this video to find out. Then share your thoughts in the comments.

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 …