I Paid a Shiva Call This WeekThe writer visited the Sofia, the young widow of Evyatar Borovsky, murdered father of five.The Arab who killed him wasn't stopped at a checkpoint. These checkpoints save Jewish lives, but they inconvenience Arabs, so they have been removed.
A Tale of Two StoriesJewish victims are again ignored. Jewish blood is cheap. It is not news, but this is the situation.
Reflections on ElectionsMost of the "1984 double speak mantras" below were products of the fantasy world of Shimon Peres, the high priest of national delusion.
Do Tour Guides Need to be "Politically Correct" Too?The writer, absolutely not willing to forego his principles in order to be politically correct - and shomer Shabbat, as well - has paid a steep price for his love of the land and the Torah. See the letter below.
Who's Afraid of Acco?When the British hanged underground members in Acco Prison, defiant Jews sang: "I'm not afraid of Acco, It's also part of Eretz Yisrael". It is a city full of Jewish history.
Today's Battle of JerichoWhat was a natural, simple activity years ago has become a complicated, risky military operation. If that's what the Oslo 'peace' accords did to Jericho,
imagine what can happen now.
Without a Doctorate in ExpertiseI probably am missing a doctorate in expert affairs, as I did not see how rewarding terror by handing over the victims' homes to the ones that shelled them for years would teach them that shelling won't work. Hadn't our handling of the Hizbullah taught them a lesson?
At the Nadia Matar TrialNadia was cool and confident in the face of her accusers, certain of her way and of the future. Mr. Yoram Sheftel, Matar's lawyer, made some interesting and revealing points.
Gaza ReflectionsA few of us decided to spend <I>Shabbat</I> in one of the Jewish communities in Gaza. With all one hears, names and events like the Alamo and Masada come to mind and tease the imagination. I wanted to be there even for one <I>Shabbat</I> with those on center stage while this drama is being written.
Miracles - A Natural PhenomenonIsrael's brief history and current events are nothing short of breathtaking. Literally miraculous. This is not just hype. I can not say which one of Israel's wars for survival is the greater miracle.