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What if Israel Were on the Gold Standard?

We would see a massive transfer of wealth away from the banks and the government and the stock market and real estate which will all crash and back to the wage earning middle class who would then be earning gold.

Eilat Has Been Hit

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

Protesting the ‘Evil Decree’? Why Not a Counter Rally?

They can say all day long that they are not protesting Israel. The fact that they will be out there in the middle of Manhattan talking about 'gezeirot' says otherwise.

Israeli Children Returned to School, Hence the Rockets

The IDF's assessment, hardly surprising and certainly not for the first time, is that the attack on Eilat was made from the nearby Sinai Peninsula.

Does the BBC’s New Editor’s Jewishness Matter?

The Guardian's report noted that "Harding, who is Jewish, will also have to leave behind the pro-Israeli line of the Times."

Finding the Culprit: The Race to be Wrong

Does the viciously random nature of the bombing give a clue to the motive?

Sounds Israeli: Rita

Rita's music reportedly became an underground hit on underground radio stations in some Muslim countries, including Iran.

Lumping Deir Yassin and the Holocaust Together

A highly regarded professor who is affiliated with Harvard engaged in anti-Israel rhetoric and a distortion of history.

Honor and Deterrence

Honor is a concept that is paramount in non-Western cultures, but sometimes it seems that the West has no clue about.

The Only Truth

It's important to realize the cost of something and that includes the State of Israel.

A Day of Agony

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

Wrapped in Plastic and Hilul HaShem

When a Jew who appears to the world as the most religious among us acts like a fool that is a hilul HaShem.

140,000 US-Made Teargas Canisters to Morsi’s Egypt

The Egyptian publication Al-Masry Al-Youm reports that the U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt's Interior Ministry. It further reports that this shipment...

Why Did Ben Gurion Agree to Army Exemptions for Haredim?

Ben-Gurion would do anything to make sure that Menachem Begin's Herut Party would stay out of power.

Liberal Hypocrisy on Religion and Speech

Somehow it has become acceptable to dump on Christian Zionists for their political activities, but absolutely taboo to criticize Muslim groups, some of which support Hamas or Hizballah.

The Silence on Israel’s Memorial Day

When I stand silently with my neighbors while the tzefira, the siren, is sounding its awful wail, I am thinking of my daughter.

Two Kinds of Jews: Ashamed and Proud

But what does it mean to be proud of your heritage? Is that ethnocentric? Even supremacist?

The Sharansky Option

Public protests of the expansion of the Robinson's Arch area for egalitarian prayer would only generate more enmity.

‘Hineini’ by Any Other Name…

I don't have a problem with the documentary, only the title.

Memorial Day — To Live and Die for Israel

In that one moment I though of gratitude: I am so thankful to you, fallen tzanchan, fallen Jew, fallen brother. Without you my parents would have had no place to run to from the choke hold of the Soviet Union, without you Jews of the world would never have shelter, and without you, I would not stand here today, wearing this uniform with a red beret that did not yet belong to me.

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