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From Israel: “Chazak, Chazak!!”

January 14, 2020

After completion of the reading of each of the five books of the Torah in synagogue, the congregation calls out, “Chazak, Chazak, V’nitchazek!”

From Israel: “How Lovely It Is!!”

January 10, 2020

How heartening to see a leader make a bold decision that improves the state of the world.

My friends, I spent hours on

From Israel: Evil Eradicated!!

January 6, 2020

The Talmud (Sanhedrin 72:1) tells us, “If someone comes to kill you, rise up early in the morning and kill him first.”  

From Israel: “When the Impossible Smacks Us in the Face!!”

January 3, 2020

It is 18 years since my aliyah.  Had someone told me back then that in less than 20 years there would be a

From Israel: “Standing Strong on the Tough Stuff!”

December 30, 2019

I begin with a report on the Likud primary that took place last Thursday:  As expected, Binyamin Netanyahu defeated his challenger Gideon Sa’ar.

From Israel: “Another Way of Looking at It!!”

December 26, 2019

What I am eager to offer here is a different perspective on some of the matters confronting us. It is not my intention

From Israel: “Kindle Your Lights!!”

December 23, 2019

Tonight begins the eight-day festival of Chanukah. And its message seems especially important – especially relevant – this year.

We know about the

From Israel: “Throw Up Your Hands!!’

December 19, 2019

A powerful symbol: the reaching up of hands. It means so many things.  I reflect on this, as I begin a new posting:

From Israel: “Calling It Out!!”

December 15, 2019

The time for politically correct obfuscation is past.  There is no room for pretending we don’t see:

The issues are simply too important

From Israel: “A Wretched State of Affairs!!”

December 11, 2019

It did not have to be this way, but it is.  Israel is headed to the third election in less than a year.