The 28th of Iyar, Book Review

The State of Israel has been gearing up for celebrating the 50th anniversary of our miraculous victory in the 1967 Six Days War…That’s why I’m very happy that Rabbi Emanuel Feldman has republished his lovely and honest memoir, his day by day journal written during the weeks leading up to the Six Days War and the war itself.

Milestones and Roadblocks

In the summer of 1986, my mother turned seventy years old. She had been a widow then for the same amount of time as she had been married.  To mark the milestone, my brother, my then husband, and I held a surprise birthday party for her.  The pictures that sit …

Collective Punishment – Or Coming to One’s Senses

The burning issue that is the talk of Israel, when it comes to dealing with terror is the hatred of collective punishment. The “Jewish conscience” (filled with Western morality that is in fierce opposition to the Torah and traditional Jewish values) states, thou shall not collectively punish a people, city …

Syria’s Civil War is NOT Another Holocaust

Here’s why I don’t like people comparing the Holocaust to the Syrian civil war: The problem is that in order to help Syria, we have to find a way to safely deal with: 1. Hezbollah, who has been helping Assad, and therefore expects Assad to give them their share of …