Honestly, that message could have been delivered from New York.
This morning, the jets have been flying and, child that I am inside, I keep going to my balcony and watching them.
You dare to hold Jonathan Pollard in prison for 29 years for spying on an ally...when you've been doing the same thing all along?
Israel has become the greatest of Sukkahs for the Jewish people - it is truly here that we are safe in a way we do not feel anywhere else in the world.
Arranging a holiday in Israel can be very interesting. It seems like the whole country goes on vacation at the same time
But if a soldier of Israel cannot walk safely in your neighborhood, than neither can I.
When Elie questioned the deal, Tamar started getting annoyed.
The problem with listening to John Kerry is that within minutes you start to get a headache - and that's the best I can say.
"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players;" and Israel, and ALL its inhabitants, are its greatest stage and players
Israel, unlike Jordan and unlike the Palestinians, practices freedom of religion and so we allow...read that again...WE ALLOW all religions...well, except Jews...to pray on the Temple Mount.
100% of the 'First Responders' helping those Arab school girls were Jewish and they didn't hesitate!
As usual after tragedies and attacks, Israelis are united--if not in hope, than in pain and in anger
Haveil Havalim is a great idea (I'm not going to post the normal shpiel here - just let me say it's our way of sharing a whole bunch of interesting blogs and blog posts that were posted this last week in the Jewish-Israel blogsphere.
It goes to Rabbi Yosef Antebi, the beaten Amsterdam rabbi.
Into the commanders' errors, entered a young soldier. What that soldier thought and did CANNOT be judged by those who were not there, who rely on a manipulated video that tells only part of the story
Why did I wear my "star"? Here once, Germany had labeled Jews, now I freely chose to label myself.
Once again, the nonsense that a child is wiping up blood in Gaza as a picture is used again. This time, it is claimed by Syrian rebels to be a child there. In defending the Syrian rebels, Linda Juniper attempts to set the story straight...and misses completely.
A response to Ahmadinejad's vitriol from a Jew of Persian descent.
The entire walk through the canyon lasts about an hour - you walk through it, sliding down in some locations, squeezing between rocks in others. Then, you have a choice - this way back to the parking lot; that way to go deeper into the canyon. The sun was setting and the colors were amazing; as the sun touched the mountains, the red stone deepened and the golden sons glistened. We turned back to the parking lot because I didn't want to be out there in the dark.
I asked him how it went - it went fine.
Leave Israel, Yariv. Find another place to live which you think shares the ideals you believe in.
There is, in Israel, a built-in respect for the elderly. But Anthony Cordesman, who gave Professor Yehezkel Dror a prolonged scolding for interrupting him, is apparently unfamiliar with Israeli society. Yes, interrupting someone is bad manners, even rude - and while it isn't loved in Israel, it's just something that happens and we take it in stride. You cut back in, you talk, you communicate. What you never do is embarrass the other person, especially if he's older than you.
What is left to say when a 16 year-old is dead? How will her mother and family endure without her?
Know the truth. A terrorist died Sunday in Israel and I'm so grateful she died alone. Know too, that the minute she picked up that knife her destiny was sealed.
Eitam and Na’ama Henkin never lived to see their children grown, never see them marry...