First order of concern:
I have learned from Chaim Silberstein, father of Shira Ish-Ran, that she has had extensive surgery on the site
I begin this post with an urgent message:
Issam Akel is an American citizen; he has residency papers and lives in eastern Jerusalem.
But this time we are looking at the possibility of war in the north, a far more serious war than one with
Yom Kippur, in all its weight and power, has passed. We have heard the last blasts of the shofar for this year.
We should ask ourselves, again, and again, how we got into the situation in which we have found ourselves. The question is of
And sometimes pure evil.
Today is Tisha B’Av, the saddest day of the Jewish year. A day on which we mourn for the
Two news items as I begin today’s discussion:
1) On Sunday, the Al-Nirab airbase, in northern Syria outside of Aleppo, was attacked. This
The situation at the Gaza fence does tend to make one feel weary, but in fact great vigilance is still needed.