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

6 Iyyar 5774 – May 5, 2014
The Prime Minister, like too many others, lives in the shadow of a brother whose life was cut short.

Countdown to Israeli Independence Day!

30 Nisan 5774 – April 30, 2014
In order to understand today's State of Israel we must remember the awful, disgraceful side, too.

One of the Things I Love About Israel

28 Nisan 5774 – April 27, 2014
In Israel, even the buses count the Omer.

Since Israel isn’t the Aggressor, Peace Isn’t Up to Us

23 Nisan 5774 – April 23, 2014
Peace, true peace, isn't up to us. We've offered it on gilded platters forever. Nothing we do will bring peace to our Land.

Passover Seder is Jewish Life, Charoset, Marror and All Four Sons

18 Nisan 5774 – April 17, 2014
The Seder: We starve (during the sometimes endless recitations and discussions) and we feast.

Modern King David Fighting the USA Campus Goliath

14 Nisan 5774 – April 13, 2014
Pro-Israel leaders on campus are as important as the troops in the IDF and professional hasbaraniks.

Begin’s Palestinian ‘Genie;’ It All Started With ‘Autonomy’

4 Nisan 5774 – April 3, 2014
Before Begin's policy of withdrawing from Land liberated in the 6 Day War, today's scenario was unthinkable.

Two Week Countdown to Passover; Chodesh Nissan Tov!

3 Nisan 5774 – April 2, 2014
Rosh Chodesh Nissan commemorates the very first mitzvah.

Nu, Why Did They Wait So Long to Balk at Release of Murderers?

28 Adar II 5774 – March 30, 2014
Today's supposedly Center-Right politicians are more like the Extreme Left of earlier, safer time

‘Sister?’ More of ‘My Adventures with Arabs’

26 Adar II 5774 – March 27, 2014
I said to the Arab woman, 'if the politicians would just leave us alone, we'd have peace.' She agreed.

Angelina Jolie is Braver Than Netanyahu and his Government

17 Adar II 5774 – March 18, 2014
Jolie decided she doesn't need her mammary glands and ovaries, we in Israel do not need the United States of America.

Is Renouncing United States Citizenship Effective Protest?

4 Adar II 5774 – March 5, 2014
I'm glad that we never had to choose between the country of our birth and the country of our choice!

John Judis’s Truman Book Backs my Theory

24 Adar I 5774 – February 23, 2014
As president, Truman initially opposed the creation of a Jewish state.

What’s A Jew? Who’s A Jew?

19 Adar I 5774 – February 19, 2014
Other people and religions also want the benefit of the "local call" to God.

Jews, Israelis, We’re Failing God’s Qualifying Test

17 Adar I 5774 – February 17, 2014
To pass God's test, the Jewish People had to be independent of others and show faith in God.

Arab Terror Becoming a Shabbat Routine

17 Adar I 5774 – February 16, 2014
They know that on Shabbat our defenses are down and we're recharging our spiritual batteries.

European-Israeli Friendship, Oxymoron?

15 Adar I 5774 – February 14, 2014
I really wonder if there is such a thing as European countries that like and support the State of Israel.

Israel under Attack, Arabs Don’t Want True Peace

9 Adar I 5774 – February 8, 2014
Peace only happens when one side declares unconditional surrender or both sides really want peace.

NCSY at 60, Havdalah, What? I’m Not Unique?!

7 Adar I 5774 – February 7, 2014
When I went to my first Shabbaton in the fall-early winter of 1963 I knew nothing of Torah Judaism.

Rabbi Riskin Used to Promote Christian Worship in Jerusalem

6 Adar I 5774 – February 5, 2014
This is not the first time Rabbi Riskin has been featured in a video presentation which has raised eyebrows and caused controvers.

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