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Always First: the Story of Lt. Tzachi Mizrachi

6 Iyyar 5774 – May 5, 2014
“His final act demonstrated his values of friendship and commitment,” Col. Braun says of Tzachi. “He was always first, even this time.”

In Israel, the Prime Minister is Just Another ‘Bereaved Brother’

The Prime Minister, like too many others, lives in the shadow of a brother whose life was cut short.

In Memoriam: For These I Cry

Please, Ribbono shel Olam, no more children or soldiers be called to join the holy minyan in Heaven.

The Morality of Accepting Charity from Immoral People

Rambam would also allow charity from a mumar as long as the person maintains basic belief in God and Judaism.

Who is to Blame for the Divisiveness?

According to a recent survey in Mishpacha Magazine, most secular Israeli Jews do not hate charedim.

Livni’s Party May Not Make it Past New Threshold

Livni's party does not pass the new threshold.

Who cares about justice? About the victims? About truth?

5 Iyyar 5774 – May 4, 2014
To commemorate Remembrance Day, Netanyahu has, so generously, dealt us yet another blow.

Michael Levin: An Israeli (Lone Soldier) Hero

Michael Levin's inspirational story is known worldwide, and people across the globe have followed in his footsteps to join the IDF.

Taking the Holocaust, Nazis, etc. Out of the Rhetoric

1 Iyyar 5774 – May 1, 2014
Of course, our enemies will try to use Holocaust references in their attempts to condemn Israel's activities and policies.

Aggression – the Illegal Use of Force

30 Nisan 5774 – April 30, 2014
As the Arabs were the aggressors, in UN SCRs 242 or 338 Israel is not branded an invader/occupier of the Territories.

Countdown to Israeli Independence Day!

In order to understand today's State of Israel we must remember the awful, disgraceful side, too.

The ‘A’ Word

I do not for a minute think he ever believed that Israel was or will be an Apartheid state. He simply misspoke.

Why We are Here: Israel at 66

Israel is so much more than a refuge for persecuted Jews.

The Three Little Kosher Pigs

28 Nisan 5774 – April 28, 2014
Instead of building houses of bricks they have chosen to build a “big tent.”

Holocaust Survivor Who Fought in All Israel’s Wars

Tibi, the lone Holocaust survivor in his family, fought to protect Israel in every one of its wars.

US Reform Jews Following Same Path as in 1940s

The liberal wing of the Jewish establishment in the US is following the same path as it did in the 1940s.

Holocaust Remembrance Day, a Reminder of So Much Forgotten

28 Nisan 5774 – April 27, 2014
The grandaughter of an Auschwitz survivor was murdered in a terrorist massacre in Jerusalem.
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has said he will never recognize a Jewish state and there will be no Jews allowed in a Palestinian State.

Abbas Compares Palestinians to Holocaust Victims

Elder of Ziyon shows that Abbas is cynically using the Holocaust as a way to say that Jews are doing to Palestinian Arabs the same "injustice"  and "oppression" that Jews suffered under Nazis.

One of the Things I Love About Israel

In Israel, even the buses count the Omer.

How to Make Smarter Decisions

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