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From Israel: Follow the Light, My Friends

December 2, 2018

Last I wrote, I began with good news, which set an optimistic tone, and then followed with a catalogue of worrisome issues.


From Israel: Storm Clouds and Sun

November 29, 2018

I’m going to start with the good news.  It’s such a pleasure to have news to share.

It is hardly a secret that Prime

From Israel: Divisive, Divisive!

November 26, 2018

Monitoring the news since my last posting, I have encountered the following and more:

– MK Avigdor Lieberman, until very recently defense minister,

From Israel: The Fix Will Not Be Quick

November 21, 2018

In my last posting, I wrote about hope – and I still have hope. We should all have hope.

However, while we are

From Israel: Surprise! There is Actually Hope

November 20, 2018

It’s been tough going on the political scene these past few days. By yesterday, stories were changing almost hourly as tensions built. Conflicting

From Israel: How Not to Wage War

November 14, 2018

Our government’s premature willingness to stop the attack on Hamas yesterday was distressing and infuriating.  Several people confessed to me that they found

From Israel: War in the Blink of an Eye!

November 13, 2018

How many times in the last weeks have I written that war with Hamas in Gaza was inevitable and surely coming?

And how

From Israel: What Are They Thinking??

November 11, 2018

“They” refers collectively to Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Security Cabinet, the IDF, and perhaps other persons in leadership roles making decisions on Gaza

From Israel: Eyes Ahead, part 2

November 9, 2018

Yesterday I moved to get a posting out without delay, in order to begin to provide perspective on the election.  But of course

From Israel: Eyes Ahead and Moving Past It!

November 8, 2018

I am, clearly, not happy about the Democratic win in the House.  But I do not see this as indicative of a “blue