The Fear Effect

Congratulations Lieutenant-General Eizenkot. Or should I say Mazal Tov. It is a hard thing to do, to destroy the morale of the IDF, but you’ve done it. Last week, before the Azaria verdict, you calmed the fears and worries of the parents of EVERY soldier by stating that the IDF soldiers …

BBC and CNN Allegedly Frame the News

Actually, that probably isn’t true but I’m too sick to search and prove it. A terror attack in Jerusalem on this beautiful, sunny, winter day in Israel. A truck rammed into a group of soldiers. Five have died – three girls…young women, and 2 boys…young men. Five lives…stolen and more …

The Soldiers’ Answer for Elor Azariya

Every soldier, when he or she comes to that first interview after receiving notification that they are being drafted in to the Israel Defense Forces is given a profile number. A rating of his or her physical health. The best he or she can get is 97 – it’s a …

First the Presidency…

Then reality. He lost them both. I feel sorry for John Kerry. He has had a distinguished career, serving as a decorated naval officer, then as an elected official in many high ranking positions. While Syria is in turmoil, with a human tragedy of catastrophic proportions, while the rest of …

John Kerry on Israel

The problem with listening to John Kerry is that within minutes you start to get a headache – and that’s the best I can say. As an Israeli, I was prepared to listen to him lie – and that his what he did. I was prepared, or I thought I …

“Why Should We Care What the UN Says?”

This morning, on the way home from shul, I was asked by a neighbor, “Why should we care what the UN says?” For anyone who may follow me on Facebook knows, I have been pounding US President, Barack Hussein Obama for abstaining (via Samantha Powers) in the UN vote against …