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From Israel: “And Off We Go!”

April 17, 2019

This will be my last posting before Pesach begins on Friday night.

This year, the Pesach themes of redemption and evil resonate for

From Israel: “A Revolting Thought”

April 14, 2019

It’s only a thought, or a rumor, at this point.

Before I get to it I want to thank all of my readers

From Israel: “Triumph!”

April 12, 2019

When the Israeli polls closed at 10 PM on Tuesday, the air was fraught with tensions.  Various exit polls, notoriously unreliable in any

From Israel: “We Brought Him Home!”

April 7, 2019

Thirty-seven years ago, during the First Lebanon war, Israeli troops engaged in a fierce and bloody battle with Syrian and affiliated PLO units

From Israel: “No Choice, Finally”

April 2, 2019

I did my good news posting and was very glad for it.   

But, if we care about what’s going on around us,

From Israel: “For the Sake of Sanity”

My sanity, certainly, and perhaps yours too.

Today is April Fool’s Day.  I don’t do April Fools shtick, but I found someone who

From Israel: “Do Not Be Lulled!”

March 29, 2019

I begin this posting with a caution about how “current” it will be when you read it.  This may seem to be a

From Israel: “Redeeming the Intolerable?”

March 26, 2019

In my last posting I discussed Israel’s failure to be tough enough – to create an environment of deterrence – with regard to

From Israel: “This Just Won’t Do!”

March 25, 2019

Purim is over, and we are back to “normal,” whatever that actually is.

Last Tuesday, the terrorist who murdered Staff Sgt. Gal

From Israel: “Rage and Pain Multiplied!”

March 18, 2019

We knew there was a strong possibility that Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger might not live, in spite of the valiant efforts of his doctors