Leonie Ben-Simon

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

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

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

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