Chodesh Tov. Today we celebrate a new month, Cheshvan. G-d willing the rains will start in sufficient quantities to make up for the years of drought. I'll be going to Tel Shiloh soon for Women's Rosh Chodesh Prayers. For more information about that and other things going on in my life, here in The Eye of the Storm, read Shiloh Musings and me-ander.
Let's start with HonestReporting's excellent slideshow
Maybe I missed something, but I never quite caught on to the reason why the State of Israel took on responsibility for paying for this Ilan Grapel's release from Egypt with prisoners.
Why is Jonathan Pollard still in an American jail?
Don't forget that the Arab terrorists aren't stupid, cruel and violent, but not stupid: