Simply put, today, under Israeli control, Muslims, Jews, and Christians, live and pray in Jerusalem. When it was under Arab control, Jews could not even visit.
Small deeds can have a huge impact, or as better said in Chovot HaLevavot the Jewish self-improvement manual, “a small light can shine forth and push away much darkness” This is the essence of Hanukah
As there never was an independent, Arabic state called Palestine, there cannot be any Palestinian territory. The Arabs in fact rejected the UN Partition Plan which would have given them that state
The simple fact is the Forward hates everything Jewish except left-wing Yiddish protest chants.Its editor's latest rant is entitled, "Why I Detest Hanukkah, and Why All Right Minded Jews Should Too"
The permits for building Amona issued 20 years ago were challenged by agencies of the New Israel Fund, not because the NIF wants justice for the Arabs but because they want Jews out of YESHA
Thousands of police are now under going intense training for the imminent forced expulsion of 50 Jewish families from Amona, formerly an unwanted rocky hilltop now a miracle of green and life
My son the soldier, in silhouette, sitting alone in his uniform on top of a mountain, wrapped in his tefillin, reading from a siddur, the sun rising in the distance, bursting forth into the sky-NACHAS
Shabbat in Amona? Beyond your dreams! You can see Jordan, the Dead Sea and villages. Early morning, the Arab call to prayer, a church bell, flocks of sheep. No machinery sounds, few cars-- peace
For everyone who doubted whether or not making aliyah it was worth it, know that there is nothing to inspire personal growth like waking up each morning as a Jew in the Land of The Jewish People.
I want to start a new movement. It’s called control-alt-delete…who’s in? It started as a joke but momentum is growing. Are you in?
Pundits, who with bias and hubris appoint themselves the world's arbiters probably have little real knowledge-at best-about the reality in the Middle East in general or Israel in particular
A musical tribute to the internationally famed Jewish troubador, Shlomo Carlebach by famed Jerusalem troubador words and music by Ben Reuven
Mr. President, you were elected legitimately and democratically and though I was deeply offended and alarmed by your rhetoric, I respect and therefore, as an American citizen, you are now my President
On Shabbat when they learned I just made aliya, I was given the third Aliyah, then the shul sang "V'Shavu Vanim" It was unexpected and extremely moving, validating the years of planning and hard work
Despite all, the ideals of the Founding Fathers and a moral electorate live on in those individuals seeking to strive for a better world through personal freedom based on biblical roots.
Nevertheless, even as late as Election Day itself, I wish to address those conservatives and Republicans who have declared themselves Never-Trumpers.
After years of ranting about nonexistent threats to democracy like the Shaked proposal, the Israeli Left has destroyed their credibility.
UNESCO reminds us once again – as if we needed reminding – that the UN is hugely populated with four types of nations: the brainless scare-crow, the heartless tin-man, the cowardly lion and Dorothy.
The Hebrew Bible (Tanach) mentions Jerusalem more than 660 times. The Qur'an – zero (0). That is a VERY lopsided boxscore.
No one imagined a world where both Russia and China would reemerge as serious challengers to the West’s financial and geopolitical control, yet this is precisely what has happened.