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22 Adar 5775 – March 12, 2015
22 Iyyar 5774 – May 22, 2014
12 Nisan 5774 – April 11, 2014

A Great Victory For The Arabs

20 Tammuz 5768 – July 23, 2008
Two Israeli soldiers have been returned from captivity - dead!

Status Normal

15 Sivan 5768 – June 18, 2008
Have you noticed that some problems just won't go away?

Pray For Us

9 Iyyar 5768 – May 14, 2008
Having recently celebrated Israel Independence Day, I wonder why so many Jews refuse to pray for the State of Israel and for our Jewish sons and daughters who serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

Do You Understand?

28 Adar I 5768 – March 5, 2008
Do you understand the daily rocket attacks against Sderot, Israel?

Enemies From Within

2 Shevat 5768 – January 9, 2008
When things get bad, I must remember that thousands of people in Israel are doing wonderful mitzvot daily, and we cannot become discouraged.

Where Are Our Brave Maccabees?

3 Tevet 5768 – December 12, 2007
In recent weeks, there has not been much good news from Israel. Many of us had expected Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign due to the police investigations against him, but he has brazened them out.

Too Close To Home

7 Tishri 5768 – September 19, 2007
Let me begin by wishing all of my readers a very happy and healthy new year. This past year was filled with many wonderful joys and several sorrows, but we thank Hashem for another year of life.

Six Thousand Miles (Part IV)

15 Elul 5767 – August 29, 2007
Part I of this series introduced the 6,000-mile driving tour to the Canadian Rockies that my wife, Barbara, and I took in the van driven by my brother, Avi, and our sister-in-law, Martha.

Six Thousand Miles (Part III)

1 Elul 5767 – August 15, 2007
Our fourth Shabbat was observed in Toronto. My former Chabad chavrusah, Yosef Baruch Spielman, had arranged Shabbat hospitality for us at the home of his niece and nephew, Elisheva and Rabbi Chaim Weinman.

Six Thousand Miles (Part II)

17 Av 5767 – August 1, 2007
Part I of this series introduced the 6,000-mile driving tour that my wife, Barbara, and I took in the van driven by my brother, Avi, and our sister-in-law, Martha, to the Canadian Rockies.

Six Thousand Miles (Part I)

3 Av 5767 – July 18, 2007
Like many other New Yorkers, during my 35 years of living in Brooklyn, I had rarely traveled outside the tri-state region and had never been to Florida, California, the National Parks or to most states outside the East Coast.

Cancer Requires Chemotherapy

28 Iyyar 5767 – May 16, 2007
Israel is celebrating 40 years since the reunification of our holiest city, Jerusalem, and the miraculous victory of the 1967 Six-Day War.

I Am Afraid!

21 Iyyar 5767 – May 9, 2007
I recently read a background story about presidential candidate Barack Hussein Obama online in the New York Times, and I seriously began to worry.

The Close Connection

7 Iyyar 5767 – April 25, 2007
Israel Independence Day is a very special celebration.

O’ Captain, My Captain

12 Shevat 5767 – January 31, 2007
I am upset. I am embarrassed. I am touched by the righteous anger of the average man. I am saddened by the lessons being learned by our children.

Fifty Years Of World Bnei Akiva

27 Tevet 5767 – January 17, 2007
I recently joined an overflow crowd of more than 1,000 current or former Bnei Akiva members for a reunion at the Jerusalem Theater.

Does Anyone Care?

13 Tevet 5767 – January 3, 2007
In 2002, Israel surrounded the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem to restrain a group of 39 Arab terrorist gunmen who were firing at them from inside the church.

Chelm Revisited

29 Kislev 5767 – December 20, 2006
We recently returned to Israel after a short visit to the United States.

The Keys

15 Kislev 5767 – December 6, 2006
A visit to the United States, while pleasant, often restores for us the excitement of living in Israel and reminds us of why we went to live there in the first place - especially around this time of year.

The Bully Is Threatening

17 Heshvan 5767 – November 8, 2006
I am often amazed by the reaction of world governments to the bullying tactics of the Muslim world.

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