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Yearly Archives: 2018

Israel’s Knesset Rescinds Prime Minister’s Right to Declare War

Under the law effective immediately, the Cabinet must approve a decision to go to war, or to initiate an action that could lead to war.

Trump Underscores ‘Full Faith in America’s Great Intelligence Agencies’

"I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place."

IDF: False Alarm When Code Red Siren Triggered in Golan Heights

The rocket alert siren was triggered shortly after midnight and affected more than a dozen communities in the Golan Heights.

Israeli School Yards Set Ablaze by Gaza Terror Balloons

"Children should play with balloons, not have their lives threatened by them."

Israel Edging Closer to War as Netanyahu, Defense & Security Brass Convene for Assessment

"It would be worthwhile [for Hamas] to pay attention, not only to what we are saying, but to what we are doing."

Rockets and Earthquakes – Why Are We Experiencing Them? – The Tamar Yonah Show...

Israel is again under rocket fire from Gaza in the south, and is experiencing earth quakes in the north. Why is this happening? Are these things an omen of hard times ahead? How can we make sure we will be safe?

And Therein Lies The Problem – The Danger Zone [audio]

Over 200 rockets and mortars in 24 hours from Gaza to Israel. Israel retaliates and Hamas and Islamic Jihad scream for a cease fire. Israel accepts the ceasefire. And therein lies the problem. What will be different this time?

Re-Thinking Gaza – Phantom Nation [audio]

"Pins and 'thorns" over 70 years. Gaza must be dismantled.
Rejuvenation: ‘Art of Revelation’

Rejuvenation: ‘Art of Revelation’ [audio]

In November 2016 over 2000 paintings and 40 years of work were destroyed by fire in Moshav Beit Meir. Yoram Raanan and his wife Meira speak with Eve Harow about their studio’s loss and the deep connection to God, Torah, Israel and Judaism that defines their lives and life’s work today on Rejuvenation.

Tisha B’Av: Celebrating Loss & Turning Sadness Into Power – Soul Talk [audio]

How far should I expand myself to include care of others and the world around me. I know that there is a Torah value of loving kindness. How far outside of my immediate circle of myself and my family does this value extend? Should I go out of my way to help a neighbor in need?

More Rockets, Mortars & Fires. WHEN WILL IT STOP? – The Tamar Yonah...

Tamar was in the south when the red alert sirens went off. Trying to get her elderly mother and father to safety was difficult. What about all the other Israeli families in harm's way? What is the answer to when this will finally stop? Hear this show!

The SCOTUS Confirmation Process Has Gotten Out of Hand

Justice Kavanaugh is extraordinarily well qualified by his educational and academic background and judicial history. He should be given a hearing and asked probing questions about his judicial philosophy and his approach to constitutional construction and precedent. Senators should approach this process with an open mind.

Watch: Hundreds of Syrians Approach Israel’s Border

On Tuesday morning, Syrian regime-affiliated military planes bombed a school that serves as a shelter for refugees in Ein Tina on the outskirts of Quneitra.

Word from Jerusalem: Balancing Dangers and Opportunities

Israel has never been as successful as it is today. On the negative side, the ongoing escalation of anti-Semitism, especially in Europe, detrimentally affects the quality of life for most Jews.

Genetic Tests Prove Authenticity of Remains of Murdered Czar, a Jew Hater

Nicholas II was an avowed Jew-hater, and saw the Jews as the leaders of the Russian revolutionary movement.

Mass Migration: “The Fatal Solvent of the EU”

French Jews have fallen victim to a form of ethnic cleansing, according to a manifesto signed by, among others, former French President Nicholas Sarkozy and former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.

Israel Aerospace Industries Partners with US Corporation to Develop Vertical Takeoff and Landing Drone

The increased use of unmanned aircraft continues to enhance the operational flexibility, safety and effectiveness of US military air operations.

US Peace initiatives – Quo Vadis?

The well-intentioned US peace initiatives were doomed to failure by the tendency to downplay the complex intra-Arab/Muslim Middle East reality, since they conflicted with the eagerness to advance peace ASAP, wishful-thinking and oversimplification.

Putin: Russia Wants Peace in Golan Heights, Secure Israel

Putin also stressed that Iranian troops are not present in the de-escalation zone in southern Syria.

Knesset Passes Law Barring ‘Breaking the Silence’ from Schools

The new law adds to the goals of Israel's public education bringing up school children with the ideal of serving either in the IDF or the National Service.

The Hard Life of Moshe Rabbenu

Most of Devarim consists of Moshe’s final speech to the people. Rashi and Ramban fascinatingly read Moshe as implying he faced MORE difficulties in leading them even than those we know from the text

Facebook Law Compels Judges’ Rulings in 48 Hours in Urgent Cases

The court is entitled not to accept the request if it is not convinced that the immediate implementation of this directive is critical for the prevention of damage.

The Exodus, While Under Attack By Britain’s Navy, Became Israel’s First Ship Of State

Despite the Exodus 1947 not delivering a single Jew to the Holy Land the events of the Exodus voyage convinced the US that the British mandate of Palestine was incapable of handling the Jewish refugee problem and that a UN-brokered solution needed to be found.

Kerem Shalom, Rafah Crossings Closed, Except for Food, Medicine

As of Tuesday morning, the passage of goods between Israel and the Gaza Strip will be blocked, save for food and medicine, in retaliation...

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