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Leaving Israel – a First Impression

My first impression of leaving was tremendous pride - reinforced later when I landed in Rome Airport.

What a Stone Can Do

It's time to let the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) protect our citizens.

Sirens and Erie Thoughts in Israel

I listened to what was supposed to symbolize a massive missile attack - sirens wailing all over Israel.

Life in Israel: A Complaint to Egged

While there are many heartwarming tales told about Egged, sadly, the less than amazing is often more the norm.

Who Firebombs a Grave?

The area around Rachel's Tomb has been fortified, cement barriers erected to protect those wishing to pray beside her grave.

A Message to Ahmadinejad

A response to Ahmadinejad's vitriol from a Jew of Persian descent.

Being Intellectually Honest

The upcoming President's Conference has a rich list of speakers and unlike some others, I personally don't think Stephen Hawking will be missed.

A Free Jerusalem, From 1967 Until Forever

If anyone is restricted in Jerusalem today - it is we Jews, who are not allowed to move our lips in a whispered prayer, on the Temple Mount. But for today, I will think of the greater celebration.

Israel and the Kobyashi Maru

What do you do when you find yourself in a no-win position?

What Can Happen on a School Trip?

Scrambled air force jets shooting down a drone, an Arab attacking them with rocks are not the usual concerns with sending your children on a school trip.

Allahu Akbar or Kol HaKavod?

'No one ever told me 'Kol HaKavod' for not killing anyone,' my daughter once told me.

What Does Tsarnaev Think About Having an Israeli Doctor?

I find it fitting and just that Tsarnaev will live his life, knowing that it was Jews that saved his life.

For Shame: Kerry Compares Boston Bombing Victims to Turkish Jihadis

John Kerry, you owe the nation of Israel and the army of Israel an apology.

Eilat Has Been Hit

People go to Eilat to get away from it all, but today the trouble came to them.

A Day of Agony

Memorial Day in Israel is not a day of picnics and sales or barbecues and fun. It is agony. It is pain.

Irena Sendler, We Honor You

Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.

Thanks from an Artillery Mom

The IDF recently distributed ear plugs to artillery officers to protect their ears from being damaged by the roar of their weapons.

‘Attacking Each Other’?

No country in the world would put up with rockets being fired regularly across its border.

The Meaning of Freedom

Obama's visit remains a symbol that among us are those who still carry the ghetto mentality.

From a Soldier’s Mother to a Martyr’s Mother

Mariam wanted her sons to die a glorious Jihad death, taking as many innocent lives as possible with him. If there was one thing Mariam was not, it was a mother.

Redeeming the Captives and Jonathan Pollard

If you respect American law, than you must accept that Jonathan Pollard was sentenced for committing a crime that, on average, results in a sentence of 3-5 years.

Fredrick Cohn Esq., Have You No Shame?

It was a smart move on the part of the accused, Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, in hiring a Jewish lawyer as only a Jew would have the nerve to make such an outrageous request.

Obama’s Timetable

We'll be here, Mr. President, long after you have turned to dust, your memory not even a breeze in the wind.

God Has a Sense of Humor

No, I'm not laughing...but come on, locusts? Egypt? Just before Passover?

Running in Jerusalem

On Friday, people were running in Jerusalem again, but this time for a marathon.

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