Spielberg called his mom “my lucky charm” during his 1994 Academy Award acceptance speech for Best Director, for Schindler’s List.
What follows is story of a regular family and a tragedy that unfolded while we were not looking.
The Greek royal family had been well acquainted with the family of Haimaki Cohen, a Jewish former member of Parliament, from northern Greece.
Israel has been attacked from 3 fronts in the last week. A rocket landed in the Golan Heights; air raid sirens wailed in Eilat without warning; and Gaza fired a rocket landed on the Ashkelon beach.
I am a Jew. I was born a Jew and I will die a Jew. I was also born a woman. Never once in my life have I felt those to collide or contradict and I pity anyone who feels that they do.
The funeral will be at 2:30 PM today (Thursday), at the military section of the Rishon L'Tzion cemetery.
Senegal sees no issue in taking our aid and then supporting an anti-Israel resolution, one-sided, unfair, completely out of proportion to what Palestinians are doing.
"How...how do parents say good bye to their children in the morning as they leave home...and then bury them that night?" How?
On Monday, Jan. 9, an Israeli court rules on the sentencing for the terrorist who murdered Danny Gonen.
In today's attack, one soldier is seen running towards the attack, only to stop and turn back. Then dozens of others are seen running away from the truck that rammed into the soldiers.
Elor Azarya is a soldier of Israel. 10 months ago we sent him into battle. His friend was stabbed in that battle. Elor raised his gun and shot the terrorist. It wasn't murder. It wasn't even manslaughter.
Not only was Elor Azariya slapped in the face, but every soldier with a gun. The message is they must, in the middle of battle, stop and think what some idiot judge will think of their action.
The problem with listening to John Kerry is that within minutes you start to get a headache - and that's the best I can say.
The idea for the book came from Filreis who turned to art in 2005 after a bout with cancer.
A loving memorial to two great pillars of the venerable The Jewish Press
A new 'Mother of All Intifadas' is being planned against Israel. Why?
I continue to read messages blaming me and others like me for the Trump victory because we dared to argue that Hillary Clinton was not an option. But how can I be blamed when I didn't vote for Trump?
A guy in the makolet shouts, “But I must go to the front of the line!” He is holding a box of toothbrushes and a lot of toothpaste. WHY?
How can you possibly understand the horror of watching your land burn? It is an open wound you don't forget for a moment, a thought that stays in your mind as you go about your day.
I'll give up the fires, the stoning attacks and more...thank you for visiting my site, really but I don't need 10,000 people a day to come here...my country needs peace. We need the fires to end.
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