Category Archives: Israel

A Family Vacation, A Kidnapped Nation

From the moment that we arrived in Israel on Thursday night the 12th of June, the fate of three teenage boys, kidnapped on their way home, was one everyone’s mind….

#Scarjo’s Super Bowl, Haaretz’s SodaStream

Personally, I didn’t like #scarjo’s SodaStream ad during the Super Bowl. I thought that it didn’t come close to living up to the hype. I preferred Bob Dylan’s Chrysler/Detroit ad…

Iran Must Not Be Allowed to Remain Nuclear

Elie Wiesel, winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, implored Congress and the world to disarm Iran’s Nuclear program completely in an ad placed in NYT and Wall Street Journal….

Mazal Tov: Tigers Pick a Jewish Manager

Many know that I am a Detroit baseball fanatic and was crushed at our loss this season to the Red Sox in the American League Championships. But all the mourning…

Divide Over Kotel Prayer Highlights Racism of Palestinian Authority and Muslim Waqf

Jewish communities might be fighting about fair access to the Kotel, but what is missing from the discussion is Jewish use of holy places in Jerusalem. The Muslim Waqf and…

National Geographic’s Whitewashing of Hamas and the Gaza Tunnels

One usually turns to National Geographic to look at the world and marvel at the planet. It covers issues critical to human and animal survival. I love National Geographic and…