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From Israel: Unreal!

January 15, 2018

On Saturday night, the IDF destroyed yet another tunnel running from Gaza into Israel. This one originated at Rafah, at Gaza’s border with

From Israel: Beyond Knowing

January 12, 2018

I’ve written about this before and feel called to write about it again in this brief posting:  I cannot begin to explain it,

From Israel: Obscenity!

January 11, 2018

The father of six, the youngest only eight months old, the eldest aged 10.  A rabbi, a mohel (ritual circumciser) and a volunteer

From Israel: Seeking Clarity

January 8, 2018

As a rule, it is not realistic to think we can achieve full clarity with regard to political acts or decisions. There is

From Israel: It’s in the Air!

January 1, 2018

I don’t celebrate the secular new year, but I imagine that many, if not most, of my readers do.  And so, I am

From Israel: Shifting Scenario

December 28, 2017

I do not want to give the impression that everything is going smoothly and that there are no problems here.  It’s unlikely that

From Israel: Not Exactly a Crisis

December 26, 2017

One tends to get the impression—on reading the news about the General Assembly vote last Thursday regarding President Trump’s new policy of recognizing

From Israel: The World Turns

December 21, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, I want to take this opportunity to ask my readers to consider a donation to the Legal

From Israel: Miracles Great and Small

December 17, 2017

Here we are, in the midst of Chanukah celebrations, which mark miracles for the Jewish people, most significantly regarding the miracle of Jewish

From Israel: Shining the Light

December 12, 2017

Tonight we light the first candle of Chanukah, a holiday that in its essence is about the survival of Judaism at a time