Shalom Pollack

Israel election sentiments

Israel election sentiments

Israelis do not have the considerable power that American voters do over their regional representatives in Congress and that is the source of broken promises, changed platforms and other maladies., 19/01/2020 13:36
Jews or Israelis - Who will form the next government?

Jews or Israelis - Who will form the next government?

Have the Blue and White Israelis forgotten that they live in what is known as The Jewish State? Is it the Arab parties on whom they intend to rely?, 22/09/2019 18:39
A terrorist mourned by the left

A terrorist mourned by the left

A Meretz party candidate bemoaned the'lonely death of a man,' the terrorist murderer of the Henkins, who died in prison of cancer 'without family or emotional support in a prison cell.' , 13/09/2019 12:08
Zachary died in a Jewish uniform fighting for his people

Zachary died in a Jewish uniform fighting for his people

How symbolic that Zachary's tzitzit were found with his body. He joins Joshua, King David, Bar Kochba and the fallen heroes of the IDF., 04/04/2019 18:44
Anne Frank is popular with the Israeli left

Anne Frank is popular with the Israeli left

Jewish heroines Anne Frank and Hana Senesh have only one thing in common with Ahed Tamimi: all three appear in Yehonatan Geffen's obscene poem., 24/01/2018 22:00
A minister's unfortunate remark as a sign of the times

A minister's unfortunate remark as a sign of the times

Once, the Energy minister's remark would not have been noticed, but today it made headlines. Something has changed., 24/04/2016 21:44
Lone Wolves?

Lone Wolves?

The "lone wolves" stabbing Jews were carefully nurtured., 14/10/2015 07:29
Holy Sticks

Holy Sticks

The Ethiopian community is part of the Israeli experience., 04/05/2015 23:08
We Hide Behind Barriers and Look Away

We Hide Behind Barriers and Look Away

Arabs have discovered a new weapon with which to kill Jews. , 19/04/2015 18:41
A New Member for Israel's Anti-Israel Communist Party

A New Member for Israel's Anti-Israel Communist Party

The Chadash party continued to revere Stalin after his anti-Semitic atrocities became known. But that didn't stop Avraham Burg., 09/01/2015 10:51
Running Towards the "Center"

Running Towards the "Center"

Good and evil once meant something., 23/12/2014 00:17
Lieut. Hadar Goldin Abducted This Morning in Gaza.

Lieut. Hadar Goldin Abducted This Morning in Gaza.

How very different we are from them., 01/08/2014 17:58
Misplaced Mercy is Dangerous

Misplaced Mercy is Dangerous

It is not true that we copy everything from America. They are beginning to copy from us. , 06/06/2014 15:58
The High Holy Days of Spring

The High Holy Days of Spring

I now live in Israel where I celebrate an additional set of High Holy Days - ones I never knew in Brooklyn., 27/05/2014 05:40
I Paid a Shiva Call This Week

I Paid a Shiva Call This Week

The 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., 12/05/2013 06:12
A Tale of Two Stories

A Tale of Two Stories

Jewish victims are again ignored. Jewish blood is cheap. It is not news, but this is the situation. , 06/03/2013 23:40
Reflections on Elections

Reflections on Elections

Most of the "1984 double speak mantras" below were products of the fantasy world of Shimon Peres, the high priest of national delusion. , 15/01/2013 02:12
The Plague is Spreading

The Plague is Spreading

, 22/10/2012 10:25
Budget Priorities: Terrorist Wages or Electricity Bills

Budget Priorities: Terrorist Wages or Electricity Bills

Budgets are a matter of choices - what is considered work, who will get paid from available funds and who will not. One generally chooses to owe money to the side that will do nothing about it. , 05/09/2012 12:14
Do Tour Guides Need to be "Politically Correct" Too?

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., 05/08/2012 12:16
Who's Afraid of Acco?

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., 17/02/2011 15:43
In Those Days, in These Times

In Those Days, in These Times

Chanukah, from Hellenist times to the Revolutionary War. And on to today., 25/11/2010 13:15
Today's Battle of Jericho

Today's Battle of Jericho

What 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., 31/08/2010 16:59
Israel 5769-2009

Israel 5769-2009

The miracle of the ingathering of the exiles., 02/03/2009 23:15
When Did It All Begin?

When Did It All Begin?

It really isn't even about land at all., 20/01/2009 23:32
 Without a Doctorate in Expertise

Without a Doctorate in Expertise

I 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? , 24/07/2006 23:19
 At the Nadia Matar Trial

At the Nadia Matar Trial

Nadia 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. , 19/06/2006 23:13
Gaza Reflections

Gaza Reflections

A 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., 08/09/2004 23:55
 Miracles - A Natural  Phenomenon

Miracles - A Natural Phenomenon

Israel'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. , 20/07/2004 13:06