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Israelis stand still on the Ayalon Highway as a siren is sounded across the country to mark Memorial Day.

A Day of Agony

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 15, 2013
Memorial Day in Israel is not a day of picnics and sales or barbecues and fun. It is agony. It is pain.
Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler, We Honor You

29 Nisan 5773 – April 9, 2013
Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.

Thanks from an Artillery Mom

25 Nisan 5773 – April 5, 2013
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’?

25 Nisan 5773 – April 4, 2013
No country in the world would put up with rockets being fired regularly across its border.

The Meaning of Freedom

10 Nisan 5773 – March 20, 2013
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

9 Nisan 5773 – March 19, 2013
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.
Demonstrators holding up signs calling for Jonathan Pollard's release.

Redeeming the Captives and Jonathan Pollard

7 Nisan 5773 – March 17, 2013
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?

2 Nisan 5773 – March 12, 2013
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

24 Adar 5773 – March 5, 2013
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

23 Adar 5773 – March 4, 2013
No, I'm not laughing...but come on, locusts? Egypt? Just before Passover?

Running in Jerusalem

22 Adar 5773 – March 3, 2013
On Friday, people were running in Jerusalem again, but this time for a marathon.

Yes, Jonathan Pollard Again

18 Adar 5773 – February 27, 2013
Obama, don't come...or at least have the decency to bring Jonathan Pollard home.

Rockets Precede Him

17 Adar 5773 – February 26, 2013
I believe it is because of Obama's upcoming visit. The Palestinians have been cooking up this idea of when and how to put on the pressure.

Dangerous Places

12 Adar 5773 – February 21, 2013
I have seen thousands of Palestinians - in our stores, on our trains, in our cities. I have never seen any being harassed.

Train Nice

10 Adar 5773 – February 19, 2013
Living in Israel is often a study on kindness between people.

Early Responders (Video)

4 Adar 5773 – February 13, 2013
All together, there were four different organizations of first-responders represented in some way at our conference.
Dave Carroll

United Airlines Breaks Guitars and Other Music (Video)

3 Adar 5773 – February 12, 2013
The songs I like are those that speak to me, tell me a story.

What a Cup of Soup Means

2 Adar 5773 – February 11, 2013
In what country do people act this way? Stop to deliver soup to a stranger; give a blessing; ask someone to fix your bracelet...or fix someone's bracelet. In Israel.

An Only in Israel Story from India

26 Shevat 5773 – February 5, 2013
The Indian army prepared to move in and rescue the hostages, but before they did, the Israeli hostages had already overpowered their kidnappers, tied them up and handed them over to the army.
Trainees study their maps and GPS devices during the land navigation portion of their survival, evasion, resistance and escape training at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

The Next War With Apps and GPS

25 Shevat 5773 – February 4, 2013
What does it say about us that we create programs to measure how fast we can run and where we can seek shelter?

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