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From Israel: “The Ultimate Balancing Act”

January 26, 2020

The world of politics: It would be wrong to say that there is never clarity of purpose inspired by high ideals. But it

From Israel: “He Made Me Cry”

January 23, 2020

It was Vice President Mike Pence, a speaker today at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum gathering—“Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism” at Yad Vashem—who

From Israel: “It Ain’t ALL Bad, Folks!!”

January 22, 2020

As the rain is pouring down while I sit at my computer, I begin with this.  Year after year Israel suffers drought.  Last

From Israel: “It’s Time…”

January 17, 2020

Time to touch base on Israel’s political situation.

I have studiously avoided writing about it for many weeks because the situation has been

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