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Real Life in the Heart of Judea-Samaria aka ‘West Bank’

I speak Hebrew, English and pantomime with the Arab customers.

Will We Have a Wintery Rosh Chodesh Kislev?

I decided that it's best to start the week off with our group prayers at one of the holiest sites in the HolyLand, Shiloh.

Funerals in Israel, Especially When a Sage Dies

The head of the company didn't think it would be proper for us to be selling clothes when the great rabbi was being buried.

Terror Close to Home

If I can trust my memory, Psagot was a brand new yishuv when we moved to Shiloh in 1981.

Rosh Chodesh Marcheshvan, Join Us!

I got the idea to invite Jewish women to pray together at Tel Shiloh on Rosh Chodesh.

Islamist Extremists Winning, What Would Rav Kook and Jabotinsky Say?

Rav Kook's and Jabotinsky's followers are together in the Israeli Government, but they haven't taken the best from either philosophy.

Huge Pro-Settlement Rally in Jerusalem Wednesday

Our people in Jewish Home and Likud kept campaigning that they had to be in the coalition to influence government. They're in now, and what influence do they have?

Soul Saver: Jewish Cultbuster

Saving Jewish souls from cults and extreme assimilation is terribly stressful work.

Shimon ‘The Dangerous’ Peres Wrong Again

Shimon Peres personifies secular Labor's faulty reasoning.

Countdown: 40 Years Since the 1973 Yom Kippur War

The war took place almost half a century ago. That must really sound like "ancient history" to many people.

The Morning After… If Obama Bombs Syria

If the opposition gets into power and has nerve gas, they'd use it, too.

T’fillat Chana: the Annual Ellul Pilgrimage to Shiloh

This year they set up for an audience of three thousand

What War with Syria?

Should we be dusting off our gas masks?

We’ll Start the Year 5774 by Eating on the Fast Day

Tzom Gedalia is one of the "minor" fast days, when we only fast during daylight.

The Morsi, Syria, Lebanon etc. Lesson for Israel

According to Jewish Law, an insane person can't sign an important contract.

Kapora, Kapora, Getting Priorities Straight

Since my mother's death, my jewelry has suffered.

Israel, Facts Not Fiction

Where do you find your most objective news?

Netanyahu, Lapid, Punish Families with Children and Bennett is Silent

"Only the wealthy won't feel Binyamin Netanyahu and Yair Lapid's latest budget cut."

Those Jerusalem Views, Always Changing

It doesn't matter how many apartments are built. Housing prices still go up in Jerusalem.

S.O.S.: USA, UN, Europe, Go Help Egypt and Leave Israel Alone

Poets love to describe "spring" as the sweet smell of flowers and freshly cut grass in the spring, but this spring smells more like the sickly stink of a lot of broken bottles of cheap perfume in a closed space.

Sad News, Latma ‘Regroups’

"The last two episodes of the Tribal Update, this week's and next week's, are a celebration of our accomplishments over the past four years."

The United Nations, United Against Israel

I honestly don't understand why Israel continues membership in the United Nations, an international organization that is doing all it can to undermine and destroy the State of Israel.

The Advantages of Being in the ‘Israeli Bubble’

Faux peace, implemented by "treaties" is external and wears off, like the "democracy" of the "Arab Spring," which has been proven a deadly farce.

Israeli Democracy, Where Are You?

"Only the Likud can do it." That is why I don't vote Likud.

‘Peace at Any Cost’ Is not Peace

The folks at Haaretz needed a poll showing that the public supports a peace agreement but they had a problem.

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