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That’s the Way the World Is…

11 Tevet 5773 – December 23, 2012
My children go to school behind fences, with an armed guard at the gates.

If You Talk to Them, What Would You Say?

5 Tevet 5773 – December 17, 2012
What would I say to this news agency? This is my home - we have made the desert bloom, as we were promised.

From Sandy Hook to Netiv Meir; from Maalot to Newton

4 Tevet 5773 – December 16, 2012
What we understood in Ma'alot, we cannot comprehend in this tragedy. In Newton, we are lost.

Obsessed

1 Tevet 5773 – December 13, 2012
Why is the world obsessed with what isn't there and, even if it were, would do no harm.

Twenty-Seven World Idiots Meet On a Hill

29 Kislev 5773 – December 12, 2012
The Arabs aren't accepting the pre-1967 borders, they are simply rejecting the post-1967 borders.

The Bravery of the UN Peacekeepers Tested Again

28 Kislev 5773 – December 11, 2012
Today's news indicates that Japan is pulling its troops out of the UN Observer force in the Golan Heights.

Desperately Craving Normal

26 Kislev 5773 – December 9, 2012
There are so many things that aren't normal about life here. Having a pile of gas masks in a corner of the room, for example, isn't normal.

The History of E-1

21 Kislev 5773 – December 4, 2012
It's all about a mountain that sits between Maale Adumim and Jerusalem.

A Lie Once Told…

19 Kislev 5773 – December 2, 2012
The picture isn't from Gaza. The blood wasn't from his brother. The Israelis weren't involved.

From Rockets to Roses

16 Kislev 5773 – November 29, 2012
My greatest wish is that he soon runs out of base material from which to create his amazing art.

What Came Out of Operation Pillar of Defense

13 Kislev 5773 – November 26, 2012
Few believe we won't be going back in to Gaza in the future to stop the missiles at our cities, the Fajir 5 and its next generations.

Thanksgiving

9 Kislev 5773 – November 23, 2012
So, each year, most years, we made a Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family. When we moved to Israel, we made a few dinners with American friends, but for the most part, the tradition fell away.

What if the Siren Goes off When I’m Alone?

8 Kislev 5773 – November 22, 2012
What world do we live in that a 12-year old has to consider going into a bomb shelter alone?

Creative Thieves

7 Kislev 5773 – November 20, 2012
The Palestinians actually stole a street pole (charity boxes included) to fire at Israel.

What Is an Army?

The latest lie-line of the Gaza propaganda machine is that Gaza has no army, no forces.

The Ache in the Heart

4 Kislev 5773 – November 18, 2012
Over time, the incredible connection that began when they were within you stretches.

Rocket Attack from Gaza (Video)

This is a video, taken yesterday by someone who was not very smart.

Of Course it was Planned!

1 Kislev 5773 – November 15, 2012
I quickly lost count of how many rockets were fired at my country. At one point, the reporter was counting - "one, two, three, four, five, no six, seven, eight.

Jewish Mothers Have Rights

29 Heshvan 5773 – November 13, 2012
I'm not a fan of Shimon Peres - I have to be honest. If I look back over his career as a politician...well, I'd rather not. But Peres has his moments. He is very supportive of women. I heard him speak a few months ago. He spoke of men as babies and says women run the world, ground it, nurture it.

It’s Raining Rockets Again

27 Heshvan 5773 – November 11, 2012
I have to much I want to write about...but my mind is filled with two numbers - 30, and 9. Thirty is the number of rockets fired at Israel last night, hours after an Israel armored jeep was hit with an anti-tank missile, critically injuring two, lightly injuring two other soldiers. Nine is the number of rockets that had been fired at Israel by 9:00 this morning...schools in some areas are closed; people again ordered to stay near shelters.

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