Leonie Ben-Simon

Are the polls on the mark?

Liberman will probably lose mandates due to many factors. He is seen as untrustworthy as he swings from side to side, signing an overflow vote agreement with left of center Blue and White. He also is betting on an ageing population of Russians., 8/20/2019, 7:12 PM

Jonathan Pollard and you

We all need to step up immediately to enable him who gave up the best years of his life for our people, to care for his sick wife and to live decently.  , 8/8/2019, 9:01 AM

Amalek is on our doorstep and he has a burning kite in his hands

Do we hear environmentalists all over the world howling about the incendiary kites from Gaza burning down trees and grasslands– not a word. There is complete silence!  , 6/14/2019, 11:34 AM

A halakhic state? Or one that respects halakha?

We now have issues on whether men and women should serve together in army units, whether Torah students should be drafted, whether non-essential government works should be done on Shabbat and Supreme Court decisions which conflict with Jewish law. , 5/28/2019, 7:16 AM

It's over: The white tribe and the Mizrachim

To the media: Stop trying to divide us. The IDF has created Israelis who are not pitted against each other's ethnic backgrounds and who do not identify as one group or the other., 4/12/2019, 1:09 PM

Make or break: You decide the election winner

Understand that when you do not vote the winners will be the party determined by ones who do go out to vote., 4/5/2019, 7:23 AM

What if Magen David Adom stopped its services in Tel Aviv?

MDA's next step could be stopping services anywhere if they are allowed to cancel services in parts of Judea and Samaria without a problem., 2/17/2019, 12:51 PM

Free speech and the Military Censor

Some politically motivated writings have a deleterious effect on security and should be overseen by the military censor., 2/3/2019, 6:44 AM

Is Erekat really that stupid?

Am Yisrael Chai – the people of Israel live!  We believe in life, and you believe in death., 1/11/2019, 8:40 AM

The next six million - voluntary disappearance?

The time has come for lateral thinking to gear whole systems to accommodating western aliyah.  Unless the crucial issues in this article are addressed large numbers of Western Jews will not come in the foreseeable future and we will lose them., 1/1/2019, 7:03 AM

What if - military rule?

If the government continues to be ineffectual in stopping the Gaza attacks, we might find ourselves in the volatile situation that often leads to military rule. , 11/19/2018, 11:13 PM

A numbers game to save Gaza

If thirty countries took a minimum of five thousand people every year that would equal 1.5 million people exiting Gaza over ten years, for a chance for a good life elsewhere. , 7/1/2018, 7:27 PM

The UN's infiltrator game

Israel does not need Muslim African infiltrators added to its current challenges., 4/4/2018, 11:39 PM

Overpopulation in Israel. Really?

At a recent demographic conference in Israel, experts expressed fears that there will soon be too many Jews in the Jewish state., 2/23/2018, 1:03 AM

Ashdod anti-Shabbat demonstrations, the inside story

The lack of respect shown by those who do not wish to keep this one of the Ten Commandments is out of place in Ashdod, where the numbers prop up the power of the Mayor and his team., 2/5/2018, 3:56 PM

The country that cancelled its Sabbath

Australia did not only lose a day of rest and family togetherness. Giving in to conglomerates also meant the failure of local, friendly stores, the hiring of cheap illegal migrant labor and a loss of job security., 12/29/2017, 11:45 AM

Solving the Gaza impasse

Imagine if something rational would happen in the Middle East..., 8/30/2017, 5:59 AM

The world couldn't care less about the Azariya case outcome

The Azariya case, unlike similar cases in the past, was brought to the world stage on the basis of Israel caring about what the world thinks. , 8/7/2017, 12:44 PM

Military strategy vs. the rabbis

The IDF military strategy in this article is not about defeating the enemy in battle, it is about defeating yourself before the battle is fought., 3/27/2017, 10:07 AM

The IDF should be all-male

Women in tanks and other combat units? What purpose does that serve except for radical feminism? Women are not needed in the army altogether anymore. A non-halakhic analysis., 11/23/2016, 6:41 AM

Can one soldier fell a government?

A random sample of people on the Israeli street does not find any armchair liberals or naive leftists., 5/1/2016, 7:09 AM

Self-destruct: Us or them

The West has the tools to stop this war in its tracks and allow the enemy to self-destruct., 3/29/2016, 11:23 AM

A courageous idea to stop the murders

Not an easy solution to implement, but it might work., 2/10/2016, 10:15 PM

Palestine: Not a state, but already a failure

The PA is a failure and any state built on its ruins will be a worse failure., 12/21/2015, 11:41 PM

How to win in asymmetric warfare

Being super moral does not work against ISIS., 11/28/2015, 10:27 PM

Pity the Real Refugees

This winter the vast sums of money going to UNWRA's third generation "refugees" - and its aid to war against Israel - should be better spent on the millions who are really suffering., 12/7/2014, 8:29 AM

The UN Should Give Gazan "Refugee" Funds to Syrian Ones

Money that could be used for Syrian refugees - the real thing - goes down the drain to perpetuate the Gazan refugee myth., 9/10/2013, 4:14 PM

The Chinese Have the Wrong Man

Why are they supporting Abbas?, 5/10/2013, 4:19 PM

"Kill" Them While They Are Young

The tide has turned. No wonder the secular leaders still holding the balance of power are concerned., 9/11/2011, 9:40 PM

What Makes the Average Citizen's Life Difficult?

In Israel, the economy is booming. But since everyone knows everyone-or someone- rules are often circumvented. Someone loses out, unfairly. This way of doing things has to change for social welfare to succeed., 8/7/2011, 6:10 PM

A Middle East Trade Bloc

A Utopian plan for the future of the MIddle East based on economic coooperation. , 2/26/2011, 10:09 PM

My Mother is a Palestinian

The Palestinian problem is mainly their self destructive tendencies., 9/16/2010, 4:49 PM

What Rule of Law, COS Ashkenazi?

Gabi Ashkenazi has a problem., 11/25/2008, 12:59 AM

Message in a Bottle for Gaza

Go, before it is too late., 6/17/2008, 10:52 PM

Why Our Enemies Will Lose

The Jewish State is very different from its image., 5/4/2008, 11:39 AM

Choose Life

Let us bring into this world more Jewish souls., 4/2/2008, 12:06 AM

Dealing With Evil, Remembering Amalek

Who in the world would have killed Hitler?, 3/13/2008, 6:00 PM

Whose Problem Now?

Israel is morally out of the picture., 2/22/2008, 2:17 AM