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From Israel: How Not to Wage War

November 14, 2018

Our government’s premature willingness to stop the attack on Hamas yesterday was distressing and infuriating.  Several people confessed to me that they found

From Israel: War in the Blink of an Eye!

November 13, 2018

How many times in the last weeks have I written that war with Hamas in Gaza was inevitable and surely coming?

And how

From Israel: What Are They Thinking??

November 11, 2018

“They” refers collectively to Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Security Cabinet, the IDF, and perhaps other persons in leadership roles making decisions on Gaza

From Israel: Eyes Ahead, part 2

November 9, 2018

Yesterday I moved to get a posting out without delay, in order to begin to provide perspective on the election.  But of course

From Israel: Eyes Ahead and Moving Past It!

November 8, 2018

I am, clearly, not happy about the Democratic win in the House.  But I do not see this as indicative of a “blue

From Israel: Stand Against Hysteria!

November 5, 2018

I was not going to post again before the midterm election tomorrow, but I must.

For today I was directly exposed to some

From Israel: It Must Be Better Than This!

November 4, 2018

Better on two counts. Please, read to the end.

I keep coming back to the terror attack in Squirrel Hill, and to related

From Israel: Making Sense in a Frenetic World

October 31, 2018

These days, when we have barely processed information, new events demand our attention.  I have been focused on the tragedy in Pittsburgh, and

From Israel: The Heart Breaks for Many Reasons

October 30, 2018

Yesterday, my heart broke over the senseless, anti-Semitic attack in Squirrel Hill that took the lives of 11 Jews, during Shabbat, while they

From Israel: Appalled and Grieving!

October 28, 2018

On Shabbat, in the city of Pittsburgh, as surely all of my readers know, eleven Jews – eight men and three women, but,