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From Israel: “Madness: Nonstop!!”

April 4, 2021

Madness aside for the moment, I begin on a high note, with a hope that all who celebrated Pesach found joy and meaning

From Israel: “Infuriating and Deplorable!!”

March 31, 2021

Here we are, in the midst of Pesach, with the final day coming on Shabbat here in Israel, and also on Sunday, outside.

From Israel: “So Close and Yet…!!”

March 25, 2021

“Chik-Chok” is a commonly used Hebrew slang expression that roughly means speedily – one, two, three quick.  One might say, no frills.  And

From Israel: “The Inmates Are Running the Asylum!!

March 22, 2021

A harsh indictment of America, I realize, but one much deserved.  I have watched, aghast and pained, as US citizens have caved in

From Israel “Do We Know Where We’re Going??”

March 19, 2021

The election in Israel is next Tuesday.  Here I offer my perspective on what’s happening and what we might expect.  

First, several

From Israel: “Stay Alert! The Dynamics Are Shifting!!”

March 17, 2021

Before I return to the convoluted saga of the Gulf States and what may be coming down the road, a bit of good

From Israel: “Well, How About That!!”

March 14, 2021

We here in Israel knew we were doing very well with regard to corona, as compared with the rest of the world.  And

From Israel: “They Would Spit in Our Faces!!”

March 9, 2021

If we let them.  And so the ultimate question is where Israel stands.

When I speak of “them,” I am referring to national

From Israel: ”Clueless and Sinking!!”

March 4, 2021

In his book, “Blink,” pages 107 -108, Malcolm Gladwell discusses the modern approach to warfare.  After Desert Storm [waged against Iraq in 1990],

From Israel: “The Many Tactics of Israel’s Enemies!!”

February 22, 2021

This past Shabbat – the Shabbat before Purim – was Shabbat Zahor, during which we read from a Torah portion (for maftir) that