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An Arab dressed as Santa Claus handing out Christmas trees donated by the Jerusalem municipality near the Old City wall.

January 1st is Not New Year’s

12 Tevet 5773 – December 24, 2012
In galut, wee become possessed by the foreign lands and cultures where we live.
Mila Kunis

Ukranian Politician Calls Mila Kunis a ‘Dirty Jewess’

Ukranian politician Igor Miroshnichenko said Mila Kunis, who left the Ukraine at a yong age, was a "zhydovka" and not a "true Ukrainian."

Journalists, The Right to Live and Other Human Rights

Human Rights Watch attacked Israel for bombing a media installation. Perhaps they have forgotten the story of Palestinian journalist Ahlam Tamimi.

Postcard From Israel: Bet She’an

During the Hellenistic period, the city of Nysa-Scythopolis was founded. In 749 CE it was destroyed in the massive earthquake which hit the area.

Warning! Xmas!

11 Tevet 5773 – December 23, 2012
If you think that living in a Xtrian land doesn’t affect you at all, it’s because your brain has been so saturated with dreams of white Christmases.
Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett.

Naftali Bennett and the Mafdal’s Last Hurrah

Why it makes absolutely no difference how many seats the Jewish Home party gets.

Mr. President, What Are You Thinking?

How many times do we have to hear statements like 'the Jews have too much Power' before we realize that the people saying it are anti- Semites?!

That’s the Way the World Is…

My children go to school behind fences, with an armed guard at the gates.

Build Israel, not Palestine

The biggest obstacle to peace, of course, is the Palestinian intention to establish an Arab state from the river to the sea.
Naftali Bennett at his hastily arranged press conference in Petach Tikva, December 22, 2012.

Will Naftali Bennett’s ‘Broken Chip’ Kill the Hopes of a Million Voters?

In the end, what the media in Israel has been selling at high volume is that Naftali Bennett retracted.

Why Should I Move to Israel?

8 Tevet 5773 – December 21, 2012
Each individual Jew should put his life in line with the goal of Clal Israel and not just live a private, ritual Judaism, practicing personal precepts, stripped of our national essence.

Mayan Calendar Expires, No Apocalypse So Far, See You in 2240

By the way, Rosh Hashana 6000 falls on Monday night, October 1, 2239.
PA Arabs waving Hamas flags during a demonstration in Ramallah.

There is No Hamas-Fatah Divide

As one veteran Fatah member said at a rally last week, "In our hearts we are all Hamas."

Iran’s State News Agency Blames Israel for Sandy Hook Massacre

8 Tevet 5773 – December 20, 2012
Nothing triggers the irrational conspiracy center located not-so-deeply in the human brain better than a conspiracy that involves Jews or Israel.
The Likud's top 35 candidates approach the stage as the results of the Likud primaries are announced (Nov. 26, 2012).

Understanding Israel’s ‘Deal System’

While the Israeli media wrongly claimed that the Likud had made an extreme shift to the right in recent primaries, some commentators were correcting in observing the existence of a deal-system. (Part IV in a series about the Likud primaries).
New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Jodi Wilgoren

New York Times’ Jerusalem Chief Admits Anti-Israel Bias

Even after the New York Times issued a remarkable correction, the paper's bureau chief claims she was essentially correct in writing that construction in E-1 would cut Judea and Samaria in two.
Shraga Zaltzman

A Haredi Role Model

A Haredi organization helps Haredim be brought up to speed to meet the challenges of the modern work place.

Will the UN Peacekeeping Force on the Israel-Syrian Border be Removed?

France says that the UN Disengagement Observer Force may removed due to the fear of Syrian chemical weapons.

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