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From Israel: “The People Deserve Better!!”

November 17, 2019

Benny Gantz has only until Wednesday until he must form a government or return the mandate. It’s anyone’s guess what is going to

From Israel: “Ceasefire?!”

November 15, 2019

Bringing us up to date: Tuesday night, after a day of rocket attack from Gaza, all was relatively quiet. Then on Wednesday, serious

From Israel: “Major Rocket Attack Ongoing!!”

November 12, 2019

I had not planned to post again so soon, but when a crisis arises, there is no time to delay.  I write now

From Israel: “Who Knows Which Way Is Up??!”

November 11, 2019

First, correction of a typo in my last posting: I wrote, “Had Israel existed in the 1930s, we would not have lost 6,000

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