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Thousands of Israeli Families Still ‘Powerless’ for 24 Hours After Winter Storm

13 Heshvan 5776 – October 26, 2015
In Israel, thousands of families were without power for 24 hours when the sun rose on Monday, courtesy of the first winter storm to hit the Middle East.

Debt-Ridden PA Owes Israel $400 Million for Electricity

12 Tishri 5776 – September 24, 2015
The Palestinian Authority continues to receive "free electricity," knowing that the world won’t let Israel cut off the power.

Israel Energy Use Breaks Record High in Heat Wave

18 Av 5775 – August 2, 2015
Israelis have broken the nation's record for energy consumption in this week's heat wave.

Palestinians Cry to UN on Israel ‘Debt Collection’

16 Tevet 5775 – January 7, 2015
The Palestinian Authority complains to the UN after Israel withholds tax money as partial payment for a huge electricity bill.

Security Sabotaged Around Jordan Valley Moshav

2 Heshvan 5775 – October 26, 2014
Security around a Jordan Valley moshav was jeopardized by vandals this weekend after electric polies around the community were chopped down.

Media Sells Phony Story of Suffering Palestinian Authority Economy

22 Elul 5774 – September 17, 2014
Mainstream media report “all the news to print that fits” the anti-Israeli agenda.

Wind Power Blocked

12 Elul 5774 – September 7, 2014
Wind power is also facing difficulties taking off in Israel, this time because of regulators and other interest groups, and not environmentalists.

IEC Transfered Generators to Gaza Hospitals

12 Av 5774 – August 8, 2014
In a unique operation, IEC transfered 10 generators to hospitals in Gaza.

Israel’s Parting Gift to Gaza

10 Av 5774 – August 6, 2014
Israeli workers fitted with flak jackets to protect against Palestinian attacks while delivering humanitarian aid.

As Hamas Threatens Families and Journalists, Who Blew Out the Lights in Gaza?

2 Av 5774 – July 29, 2014
The lights are out again in Gaza, but it's not clear who is responsible this time around. Does it matter?

Gaza Rockets Knocks Out Sderot Electricity

5 Tammuz 5774 – July 3, 2014
Direct strikes on Sderot knock out electricity in parts of the city. Gaza still has electricity.

Israel Electric Corp. Threatens to Cut the Lights to PA

5 Iyyar 5774 – May 5, 2014
Israel's electric company is threatening to cut power to the Palestinian Authority - the debt is more than a billion shekels.

Israel Discriminates ‘against’ PA by Charging Less for Electricity

26 Adar I 5774 – February 25, 2014
The Israel Electric Corp. shuts off power to those who don’t pay – unless the debtor is the Palestinian Authority.

Weekend Snow Update: Jerusalem Lock-down, Blackouts, and Lots of Snow (+ Photos)

12 Tevet 5774 – December 14, 2013
The massive snow storm knocked out electricity, and shut down the main highways to Jerusalem.

Palestinian Authority Owes Israel Electric $350 Million

2 Tevet 5774 – December 4, 2013
The Palestinian Authority continues to operate on the back of Israeli consumers, whose rates for electricity constantly rise while PA Arabs simply don’t pay...

Greenpeace Infiltration May Have Prevented Terrorist Attack

26 Sivan 5773 – June 3, 2013
Thank God it was Greenpeace and not Hezbollah. If terrorists, instead of activists, had entered Israel’s natural gas terminal and roamed freely for 90 minutes, it would have been a mass catastrophe.

Gaza Terrorists Trying to Destroy Power Plant That Supplies Them

23 Adar 5773 – March 4, 2013
Israel supplies 125 megawatts of electricity to the Gaza Strip from the power station in Ashkelon that has come under repeated rocket fire over the past six years.

Behind Salam Fayyad’s Call for ‘Economic Intifada’

7 Tevet 5773 – December 20, 2012
Fayyad wants Palestinians to boycott Israel, but at the same time is unable to provide them with better alternatives.

What I Learned from Hurricane Sandy

24 Kislev 5773 – December 7, 2012
I am writing this column as Hurricane Sandy is barreling through the greater New York area, after having sorted a load of clean laundry by the light of a group of yahrtzeit candles and having washed my supper dishes with the aid of a clip on barbeque lamp. My electricity went out almost four hours ago and thoughts of what I did right and what I did wrong in preparation for a one of a kind storm that ironically, bears my name are still fresh in my mind.

The Purpose Of The Melachah

9 Kislev 5773 – November 22, 2012
The link between the laws of Shabbat and the Mishkan not only defines the 39 Melachot but also determines the conditions for liability. One of these conditions is intent. The other is purpose.

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