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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: “On the Cusp of War”

September 3, 2019

For some time now, Israel has been at the edge of war. Or, to put it another way, Israel has been and continues

From Israel: “Respite from the Lunacy!”

June 7, 2019

I wrote in my last posting about the passing of First Lady Nechama Rivlin, z”l.  But I return to this subject briefly now

From Israel: “The Electoral Soap Opera!”

January 3, 2019

My friends, I think it would be lovely if we could segue directly to early April and time for the Israeli elections. But,

From Israel: “Yikes!”

December 28, 2018

There is a profusion of events to report on, none of which is likely to be greeted as good news. So we’ll take

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: Wake Up, Wake Up!

September 21, 2018

Yom Kippur, in all its weight and power, has passed. We have heard the last blasts of the shofar for this year.

Hopefully

From Israel: Modeling Insanity

August 2, 2018

Most of you are familiar with the saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different

From Israel: Menace in the North

July 30, 2018

Today we consider the enormous unrest in the north.

What I present here is an overview of a vastly complex scenario – encompassing

From Israel: Malice and Madness

July 22, 2018

And sometimes pure evil.

Today is Tisha B’Av, the saddest day of the Jewish year.  A day on which we mourn for the