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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM
 
Egypt Plays US off Russia, Gets Military Aid Back

April 23, 2014 - 11:18 AM
 
Shas Continues Petty Attacks Against Rav Amar for Control Over Sephardim

April 23, 2014 - 10:34 AM
 
More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

April 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM
 
Syria to Hold Presidential Elections

April 22, 2014 - 9:25 PM
 
Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MiG-35 Deal with Russia

April 22, 2014 - 8:44 PM
 
Missouri’s Jew-Hating Mayor Quits (Video)

April 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
Jordan Summons Israeli Ambassador over Temple Mount Violence

April 22, 2014 - 6:28 PM
 
Archaeologists Find Ancient Chisel that May Have Helped Build Kotel

April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM
 
IDF Announces Draft Notices to Christian Israelis

April 22, 2014 - 4:12 PM
 
Elite IDF Bedouin Trackers Eliminate Israel’s Northern Border Threats

April 22, 2014 - 3:55 PM
 
US Has Proof Syrian Gov’t Poisoned Civilians

April 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM
 
Gazan Rockets Pound Israeli Communities Over the Holiday

April 22, 2014 - 1:44 PM
 
Chief Rabbi of Nikolayev, Ukraine on Firebomb Attack

April 22, 2014 - 3:50 AM
 
Will Your Child be Born in ‘Israel’?

April 22, 2014 - 3:08 AM
 
All in the Family: BDS Protests Zabars; Carole Zabar Promotes BDS

April 20, 2014 - 11:09 PM
 
Prayer Request from HaRav Aharon Bina

April 20, 2014 - 5:39 PM
 
Bennett to Abbas: Go Ahead, Make My Day

April 20, 2014 - 4:46 PM
 
Arab Riots Forced Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, Family off Temple Mount

April 20, 2014 - 2:27 PM
 
Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed (Video)

April 20, 2014 - 2:05 PM
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A Soldier's Mother
The Jerusalem Light Train on Jaffa Street. Photo: Miriam Alster/FLASH90
 

A Blessed Land, Wet or Dry

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.
 

The Blessings of Rain

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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Happy New Year…But….

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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From Sad-ish to Glad-ish

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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Settling Back to Quiet

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.
 

So They Won’t Have to Serve

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.

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Color Me Camel

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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That’s the Way the World Is…

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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If You Talk to Them, What Would You Say?

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.
 

From Sandy Hook to Netiv Meir; from Maalot to Newton

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...
 

Obsessed

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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Twenty-Seven World Idiots Meet On a Hill

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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The Bravery of the UN Peacekeepers Tested Again

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.
 

Desperately Craving Normal

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.
 

The History of E-1

Posted on: December 4th, 2012

BlogsA Soldier's Mother

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

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A Lie Once Told…

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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From Rockets to Roses

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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What Came Out of Operation Pillar of Defense

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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Thanksgiving

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

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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