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A Soldier's Mother
Natan Sharansky has always been one of my heroes. Here he is pictured with his mother after his release from prison in the Soviet Union. He landed in Israel on February 11, 1986.
 

Posted on: August 14th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

There is inside of me a part that thinks our greatest victory, even if the world does not recognize it, is simply that we are not like them.

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Top_doctors
 

Posted on: August 11th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

An hour later -- I kid you not, the hospital called. The surgery is in less than 2 week...

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Ari Lesser
 

Posted on: August 8th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Ari Lesser - you're great! I hope this video reaches around the world...

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F-15 Takeoff in IAF Hatzerim Base.
 

Posted on: August 6th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

This morning, the jets have been flying and, child that I am inside, I keep going to my balcony and watching them.

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Posted on: August 5th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Hirsi Ali was handed the microphone and, 16 months later, her words remain imprinted on my brain: "Even if you give them Jerusalem, there will be no peace."

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Posted on: July 29th, 2013

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I have been searching for the answer to this question…who did they kill…those 104 we are about to release? I know of a mother and her three children; I know of a grandfather stabbed in the back. I don’t know all the names but it is for these we weep today – once killed by […]

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Family and friends of the murdered father and daughter Natan and Yamit Journo gather at the family house in Beit Shemesh.
 

Posted on: July 25th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

It was clear, even in the first minutes, that it was not a terror attack...

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Irena Sendler
 

Posted on: July 15th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Irena Sendler is a reminder that in the darkest of times, a small light of humanity and hope brings forth the greatest hopes.

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rocket range NYC
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

I saw this graphic on Facebook and thought I'd share it.

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netanyahu at 28
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

A remarkable video from 1978 showing 28-year-old Netanyahu.

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Entebbe hostages greeting IDF soldiers, 1976.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

I will forever remember that the French crew was offered the chance to leave with the Christians... and chose to stay.

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STUPIDITY AWARD
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2013

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Having reviewed the month carefully (no, not really), I feel comfortable awarding the Stupidity Award for June 2013...drum roll please...

Rabbi Yosef Antebi in his wheelchair.
 

Posted on: June 30th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

It goes to Rabbi Yosef Antebi, the beaten Amsterdam rabbi.

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Sharansky at the President's Conference.
 

Posted on: June 27th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Our biggest problem today is the future of American Jews -- 41% of world Jewry.

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Sharon Stone at a panel of the 5th President's Conference, 2013.
 

Posted on: June 26th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Trust us, Sharon - if there was a way we could have made peace in the last 65 years, we would have done it.

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A view of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.
 

Posted on: June 25th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

I was directed to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem where I donated bone marrow and learned a bunch of new words.

The rabbi was beaten
 

Posted on: June 24th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

The attacker was probably blinded by hatred because he missed one key factor.

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Posted on: June 21st, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

He's quick-thinking, very intelligent, and dynamic.

President Clinton with them.
 

Posted on: June 20th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

To the Arabs, we will always be "them."

Embarrassment of celeb riches: Shimon Peres passing by Rahm Emanuel to greet Tony Blair, during the Presidents Conference in Jerusalem, June 19, 2013.
 

Posted on: June 19th, 2013

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My problem with Tony Blair is that when it comes to Israel…suddenly the naiveté comes through.

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