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From Israel: “Badly Flawed, a Bit Scary!!”

May 19, 2020

It’s official.  Israel’s 35th government was sworn in on Sunday after a full 500 days of angst that included three elections and the

From Israel: “Do Not Make Light of the Pain or the Outrage!!”

May 14, 2020

In the pre-dawn hours on Tuesday, a unit from the elite Golani Brigade had gone into the village of Ya’abad in the northwestern

From Israel: “Do Not Hold Your Breath, Folks!”

May 11, 2020

It appears that we are a “go” for the unity government.  For now: I have yet to speak with anyone who believes that

From Israel: “Can This Mess Be Unscrambled?”

May 7, 2020

 The “mess” I am referring to is the electoral situation, and, quite frankly, I do not see the possibility of unscrambling it and

From Israel: A Remarkable People, A Singular Time!!

April 29, 2020

How strange this time is for us here in Israel.

Along with a good deal of the world, we’ve coped with the restrictions

From Israel: “Incredible Irony”

April 26, 2020

Today we mark a momentous historical event that is not sufficiently recognized:

Following WWI, the victorious Allied powers met to determine the allocation

From Israel: “Hither and Thither Are We Called!!”

April 24, 2020

The number of issues calling for our attention has been overwhelming and so little offers clarity.

Yesterday was Yom Hashoah Ve’HaGevurah – Day

From Israel: “Surreal!!”

April 17, 2020

There is something surreal about the current situation, as if time is standing still.  

It isn’t, of course.  Someday ‒ let us

From Israel: “Holding Fast, Eyes Forward!!”

April 7, 2020

Let me begin with a note to all of those who have written to me about my last posting.  I thank you for

From Israel: “Perversity and Blessing!!”

April 5, 2020

According to news reports, some time on Sunday negotiations between Netanyahu and Gantz for that unity government should be complete.

When that happens,