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Over 12,000 Israelis and Tourists Dance to Electronic Beats at Masada

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Not So Kosher Shemittah L’Mehadrin

October 24, 2014 - 3:42 PM
 
US Bans Embassy Personnel from Part of Jerusalem Light Rail Route

October 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM
 
Two Israeli Women Killed in Nepal Bus Crash

October 24, 2014 - 12:05 PM
 
Women of the Wall Smuggle Tiny Torah Scroll to Western Wall

October 24, 2014 - 11:10 AM
 
New York Doctor Infected with Ebola [video]

October 24, 2014 - 9:46 AM
 
Tearful Message from Baby Terror Victim’s Grandfather

October 24, 2014 - 9:35 AM
 
Romney and Joe Lieberman to Address Israel-Americans in Washington

October 24, 2014 - 8:59 AM
 
Arab Rioters Attack Jewish-owned Buildings in Old City [video]

October 24, 2014 - 6:17 AM
 
J Street U Blames Jews for Terrorist’s Murderous Rampage

October 24, 2014 - 1:25 AM
 
Boko Haram Kidnaps Another 25 Nigerian Girls

October 24, 2014 - 1:03 AM
 
New York City Hospital Testing Patient for Ebola Virus

October 23, 2014 - 11:46 PM
 
Arabs Continue Terror with Rock Attacks in Jerusalem

October 23, 2014 - 8:05 PM
 
Netanyahu Convenes Top Brass in Jerusalem Over Terror Attack

October 23, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
News for Israel: Boeing Sells Data, Drawings to Iran

October 23, 2014 - 6:22 PM
 
US-led Coalition Destroys Syrian Oil Wells

October 23, 2014 - 5:56 PM
 
Suspected Ebola Patient Quarantined in Lebanon

October 23, 2014 - 5:19 PM
 
Convicted Terrorists Still Have Drivers’ Licenses, But . . .

October 23, 2014 - 4:42 PM
 
Terror: US Pledges Support for Canada but Tells Israel to Stay Calm

October 23, 2014 - 2:50 PM
 
The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

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A Soldier's Mother
The Jerusalem Light Train on Jaffa Street. Photo: Miriam Alster/FLASH90
 

Posted on: January 13th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

There are things we do not understand - so many things, but I believe God answers every prayer that is sent to Him.

Watching the Kineret filling up.
 

Posted on: January 8th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

People are complaining about floods and traffic and the cold and through it all, there is this amazing joy.

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Sun-Moon
 

Posted on: January 2nd, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

We live in a world that runs by the sun, and yet it is the moon the reminds my people of who we are and where we are going.

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Posted on: December 31st, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Boring is one of God's greatest gifts, especially for a soldier's mother.

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Posted on: December 26th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

May God forever bless us with these messy floors and children who never listen for the siren, never look where to hide.

Paratroopers Brigade Reconnaissance Batallion in Live-Fire Drill.
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

My son-in-law needs to believe that there will be no need for soldiers in another 18 or so years. Deep down, I want to believe that too.

camels
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

In the diary of terror victim Tal Kehrmann, Tal's parents found a picture of a camel, but it had not been colored in...

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

My children go to school behind fences, with an armed guard at the gates.

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Posted on: December 17th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

What would I say to this news agency? This is my home - we have made the desert bloom, as we were promised.

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Tzipi Maimon-Bokris is saved by her brother after being injured by a grenade at the Netiv Meir school building in Ma’alot, Israel, May 15, 1974.
 

Posted on: December 16th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

What we understood in Ma'alot, we cannot comprehend in this tragedy. In Newton, we are lost.

The dots at the top of the mountain to the right are sheep...
 

Posted on: December 13th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Why is the world obsessed with what isn't there and, even if it were, would do no harm.

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V for vendetta
 

Posted on: December 12th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

The Arabs aren't accepting the pre-1967 borders, they are simply rejecting the post-1967 borders.

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UN Peace Keepers
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Today's news indicates that Japan is pulling its troops out of the UN Observer force in the Golan Heights.

This Jerusalem child picked up her gas mask last August. The size "small" is marked on its filter.
 

Posted on: December 9th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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.

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On Sunday, Dec 9, 2007, a group of Jews gathered on a hill at the E-1 construction site, opposite Ma'ale Adumim, to support then PM Ehud Olmert in holding on to this crucial part of Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: December 4th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

It's all about a mountain that sits between Maale Adumim and Jerusalem.

blood sweep
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

The picture isn't from Gaza. The blood wasn't from his brother. The Israelis weren't involved.

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Posted on: November 29th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

My greatest wish is that he soon runs out of base material from which to create his amazing art.

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Posted on: November 26th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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.

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Posted on: November 23rd, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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.

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Posted on: November 22nd, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

What world do we live in that a 12-year old has to consider going into a bomb shelter alone?

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