Photo Credit: Yishaei Fleisher
Malkah shooting at Caliber 3
Malkah shooting at Caliber 3

As for me, I saved a bullet casing that fell on the floor and the earplugs we were issued to wear on that day.  I’m putting them aside for my kids.  We all want to leave our children our treasures when we die (don’t worry, I don’t plan on dying for at least another 88 years).  We pass on our diamonds, our stocks, our properties, our books and photographs.  But I’m going to leave these little trinkets for them to cherish – because they are just as valuable and prized an inheritance, and something I think will mean more to them than the cash (God willing, lots and lots of cash).

See, with anyone else, anywhere else, it would’ve been just another day at the range.  But for me, on the 27th of Sivan, with Shai Ish-Shalom, in Judea, with our Tavor, at Caliber 3, it was the passing of a torch.  I joined a long line of Jewish history and heroism, and became part of the deep and primal beauty and bravery of the Real Israel.  Be the next.

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29 COMMENTS

  1. I wrote earlier but it was taken from me, so I'll simply say I think it's great that she learns how to shoot a gun; and like the others I too believe it's very well written.
    All should be well with a good week and good Shabbat.
    Shalom, Shalom, Yosef of Oklahoma and Texas.

  2. So true. I was told it was a Mitzvah to teach our kids to swim as it may save their life one day. The same can be said of the martial sciences… Training in my family is mandatory

  3. Ish-Shalom said: ”We know that [battle] can bring us to die. And we’re willing to die… we know that’s what it takes, and we’re willing to take it.”.

    This is not only the attitude of someone who is living for something much higher than himself, but also the only way to be Truly liberated from the impeding worldly darkness.

    If more of us felt this way, we would be unstoppable. Thank you for this article, Malkah Fleisher.

    We Want Moshiach Now! We Don't Want To Wait!

  4. John P Center How do you go from "not a well written article and Mrs. Fleisher being a thief" by her own admission–to anti Semitism?

    Logically one cannot–but you Mr. Center are an ignorant fool–as disapproving of an author's writing style and of their thieving does in no way equal anti Semitism!

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