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Waiting for Tragic News

20 Shevat 5775 – February 8, 2015
Years after the 2nd Intifada, I still listen for ambulance sirens, wondering if it's just...or 2...

Am I Supposed to Read that?

25 Adar I 5774 – February 25, 2014
I love that most of my kids don't actually read this blog - it gives me a freedom.

The Ashes of a People

18 Adar I 5774 – February 18, 2014
The smell may be gone, but the air remains poisoned by the hatred.

Moving Towards the Army

10 Adar I 5774 – February 10, 2014
My son continues to move slowly towards the army while working to complete his final year in high school.

Bringing Terror to Your Phone

7 Adar I 5774 – February 7, 2014
It's a strange feeling to known that a missile is flying towards your country and there is nothing you can do about it.

Yesterday’s Ashes, Today’s Crime

26 Shevat 5774 – January 27, 2014
Jews of Poland...Get. Out. Now.

It Will Be Okay

26 Shevat 5774 – January 26, 2014
I'll start by explaining that in Israel, a common phrase is "yehiye b'seder" - it will be okay.

Reflections from the Past and the More Distant Past

19 Shevat 5774 – January 20, 2014
At one point the Dr. asked me if I was famous because of the blog...


9 Shevat 5774 – January 9, 2014
There are ashes that remain in the ovens, ashes piled into a mountain in Maidanek.

Time to Say Thank You…

6 Shevat 5774 – January 7, 2014
The list of countries who rushed to help during the Oklahoma tornadoes is tiny.

Wisdom that Comes from the Young…

28 Tevet 5774 – December 30, 2013
As a woman, I am very sensitive to comparing rape to...well, virtually anything.

Jesus was WHAT???

22 Tevet 5774 – December 24, 2013
Jesus, a Palestinian? Not by a long shot.

Hypocrisy’s Fury

19 Tevet 5774 – December 22, 2013
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?

Gaza and Their Dam Lies

16 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
I wish, just once, if they were going to accuse us of something, that it was at least halfway credible.

The Things I Miss Because I Live in Israel

10 Tevet 5774 – December 13, 2013
Two things I miss in Israel: Sunday and Snow

Israeli Police Destroy E1 Menorah to Appease Palestinians

1 Tevet 5774 – December 3, 2013
Despite repeated promises by virtually every Israeli government in the last decade or two, E1 remains largely vacant.

A Tear for a Star

25 Kislev 5774 – November 28, 2013
My little birds have left the nest

An Israel You’ve Never Seen Before

15 Kislev 5774 – November 18, 2013
Because that is what we do...

This Has GOT to Go Viral…

9 Kislev 5774 – November 11, 2013


28 Heshvan 5774 – November 1, 2013
I keep putting myself in the same situation - sure, I can handle this...um...oops, no I can't.

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