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From Israel: “A Bastion Against Colossal Ignorance”

November 5, 2019

My friends, I have been struggling for days with regard to writing my next posting.  Everything is SO chaotic, and much of what

From Israel: “Caught in the Quagmire!”

October 30, 2019

Quagmire, morass, predicament.  Call it what you will, Israel’s current political situation is one hell of a mess.  

Actually, I call it

From Israel: “May Heaven Help Us!!”

October 23, 2019

We have just completed the three-week holiday cycle that began with Rosh Hashana and ended with Simchat Torah (a rejoicing in the Torah).

From Israel: “Ouch!!”

October 11, 2019

The situation I address here is awash in complexities and troubling aspects.  

This past Sunday, October 6, President Trump, after a phone

From Israel: “Politics? Phooey!!”

October 4, 2019

Hey, I know politics are a fact of life, necessary for civil governance.  But it happens that a consideration of the political situation

From Israel: “Where Are We???”

September 27, 2019

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday night received the mandate for forming a new government from President Ruby Rivlin.

That the president acted

From Israel: “Announcing…”

September 22, 2019

While we await a bit of clarity regarding our election results, I wish to share other information:

Since 2012, I have been

From Israel: “A Very Swift Pain!!”

September 19, 2019

With regard to the elections and their tortuous aftermath.  Of course.

As this is a professional posting, I refrain from telling you where

From Israel: “Urgent!!”

September 15, 2019

The election is upon us now – only two days away – and the situation is not substantially different from what it was

From Israel: “Yuck!!”

September 12, 2019

I have made no secret of it: the current election campaign has not exactly been an enlightening period for Israel.  For many of