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A Soldier's Mother
Security guard checking a man for weapons and explosives before letting him enter the Central Bus Station in Tel-Aviv.
 

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

How shocking now to think that two of my sons are older than that young man was then...

Rome Airport
 

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

Old, for someone who is in Jerusalem daily, is not a good measuring factor.

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Posted on: June 11th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

Arabs attacking Israelis with rocks. (file photo)
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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Siren
 

Posted on: May 28th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

Passengers waiting to board an Egged bus in the center of Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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Fire_bomb
 

Posted on: May 21st, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

In June 2013 Iran will have elections to choose a new president.
 

Posted on: May 16th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

Stephen Hawking
 

Posted on: May 12th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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.

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F102708AS57
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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.

Kobyashi Maru test
 

Posted on: May 6th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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Schoolbus
 

Posted on: April 28th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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.

Muslims praying
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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American-Israel Kevin Tabb treated terrorists in Israel - and now in Boston
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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John Kerry 0412
 

Posted on: April 22nd, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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rain-in-eilat
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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

Posted on: April 15th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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Irena Sendler
 

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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US Marines cover their ears during artillery training.
 

Posted on: April 5th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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wrestling
 

Posted on: April 4th, 2013

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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