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Richard Lakin and the Baha Alyan Leadership Course

27 Av 5776 – August 31, 2016
I steeled myself because I knew the family leaned to the left politically.But from start to finish, the victim's son, Micah, spoke straight. I agreed with everything he said-politically and otherwise

Religion and War?

20 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
Those who claim to be pluralists and reject religion, regard all religions as equally guilty of preaching war. But are they?

Despite Possible Diversion of Charitable Funds to Hamas, Guardian Writer Slams Israel.

18 Av 5776 – August 22, 2016
If something bad happens to Jews or the Jewish state there are some, inexplicably, in British media or politics who cannot pass up the opportunity use it as a stick to beat Israel or Jews

Stop Skirting the Issue: Pants vs. Skirts

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
In the minds of parents who make a war out of pants vs skirts, they are “fighting” a noble cause but many times they have lost their daughter—both in religion and in terms of their relationship.

Announcing My Candidacy for the PA Municipal Elections

8 Av 5776 – August 12, 2016
I Rav Zev Shandalov, observant Jew and proud Zionist, using the Zoabi model, wish to take a bold step: I hereby announce my candidacy for the upcoming PA Municipal Elections.

A Red Carpet Welcome

5 Av 5776 – August 8, 2016
When I mentioned we had just made aliyah, everyone proceeded to dance around the table singing the words, “V’Shavu Banim LeGevulam.” (The children shall return to their borders)

Conversations

1 Av 5776 – August 5, 2016
What made Germany open the gates to hell, sacrificing its nation to a horde?

He Says She Says; When Couples Disagree about Aliyah

1 Av 5776 – August 4, 2016
It is critical first to determine why your spouse does not want to make Aliyah. There are some cases where it may not, in fact, be feasible.

Positive Nationalism and Negative Nationalism

29 Tammuz 5776 – August 3, 2016
There never was nor will be, an Arab Palestine, because so-called Palestinian nationalism exists not because of an authentic history but because it was created to increase hatred of the Jewish nation

Responses to Reasons to Not Make Aliyah

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 1, 2016
Addressing various reasons given by people as to why they believe Aliyah won’t work for them, and the author's comments about each reason commonly given.

Responses to Reasons to Not Make Aliyah

26 Tammuz 5776 – July 31, 2016
There are numerous common reasons for not making Aliyah, but they do not outweigh the benefits of coming home.

Abusing the Term ‘Fascism’‎ in Relation to Israel

21 Tammuz 5776 – July 27, 2016
Despite the overwhelming challenges, Israel remains one of the liveliest democracies in the ‎world.‎ So you can disregard Haaretz and others when they call Israel "Fascist."

Leaving the Serenity of Shabbat for a Few Hours

19 Tammuz 5776 – July 24, 2016
The ER doctor’s parting words: “If you have any symptoms, no matter when, please come right back to the ER.” And I did-on Shabbat!

Shocked?

13 Tammuz 5776 – July 19, 2016
Isn't it actually rather poetic how Europe, that has done so much to hurt Jews and it's only tiny, embattled country, is reeling from the same terror that they abetted.

Some People Just Can’t be Helped

11 Tammuz 5776 – July 17, 2016
The ‘Palestinians’ have contributed nothing to the world except violent terrorism since they invented themselves in order to oppose Jewish sovereignty some 60 years ago.

Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant

8 Tammuz 5776 – July 14, 2016
One of the phrases that was nearly universal in both the international and domestic condemnation of the new law was that "it is anti-democratic".

How to Talk to Jews about Israel

6 Tammuz 5776 – July 11, 2016
The best thing that pro-Israel American Jews can do is to exemplify Jewish pride, self-respect and self-reliance. They should act like Jews, descendants of the people from ancient Judea.

What’s the problem with Reform Judaism?

4 Tammuz 5776 – July 9, 2016
Israelis don’t see the point of Reform Judaism, maybe because living in Israel provides the sense of Jewish community that many American Jews seek from their congregations

Hasbara: Why it’s Harder and More Important Than You Think

29 Sivan 5776 – July 5, 2016
In Israel, unabashed Zionists are considered at naïve and often extremists. while many among the small % of Israelis who are extremely, even pathologically, critical of the state, sit in key positions

Memory

28 Sivan 5776 – July 4, 2016
There can not be a sharper dichotomy between two societies living side by side: We build, they destroy; We nourish, they poison; We pray for peace, they pray for destruction.

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