Angels of the Home Front: Wives of IDF Reservists Live as Single Mothers

google-for-moms      It isn’t just Israel’s heroic reservist soldiers who deserve a pat on the back—and infinitely more—for putting their lives on the line on behalf of the rest of the country, it’s also their wives, who wait silently at home. These women are grappling with a challenging reality, and they’re alone. There are, however, several initiatives that have emerged in recent days to help these women.

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4 Hamas Billionaires and 600 Millionaires Turning Civilian Suffering Into Hard Cash

4 Hamas Billionaires     The media in Israel, but more so in neighboring Egypt, is full of condemnations of Hamas leaders, who live in luxury hotels at the expense of the Qatar oil sheiks, or in mansions with the latest fitness equipment, while instructing the downtrodden civilians in the Gaza Strip to become martyrs in service of the Palestinian cause.

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Michael Shine – A personal view of recent history in the Middle East

 

Michael Shine   enhanced-buzz-19916-1377644744-17    Michael Shine:  Throughout history boundaries have changed, countries have been created and countries have disappeared. More often than not as a result of wars and aggression, rarely negotiation!

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Jonathan Sacks – Creating Freedom Without Anarchy, Order Without Tyranny

 

Jonathan Sacks   Jonathan Sacks: Nine days from now Jewish communities around the world will sit in collective mourning on Tisha b’Av, the day of Jewish tears. So many tears. For the destruction of the First and Second Temples. For the defeat of the Bar Kochba rebellion. For the expulsion of Jews from England in 1290 and Spain in 1492. For the day on which Himmler was given the go- ahead for Die Endlösung,“The Final Solution,” that is, the extermination of the Jews of Europe.

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Steve Kramer – MY SPEECH AT THE UN

imgres1  Esteemed Delegates of the United Nations,  I have come to address you today as a stand-in for Prime Minister Netanyahu, who is constrained by political correctness and the code of diplomacy from saying much of what needs to be said. You delegates demand an immediate ceasefire and the start of negotiations to promote peace between Israel and the inhabitants of Gaza. Israel must refuse your request.

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Chloe Valdary – ‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’

 

 

Chloe Valdary

A protest led by Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2009. (Gerald Martineau/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

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