David Bedein – Michael Oren, Profile in Courage

David Bedein - Michael Oren, Profile in Courage

I have been a vocal critic of Michael Oren, recently elected to the Israeli Knesset. I did not view Michael Oren as a man of principle.

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Keith Zakheim – Obama Must Understand Jabotinsky to Understand Netanyahu

Keith Zakheim - Obama Must Understand Jabotinsky to Understand Netanyahu

There they go again. Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren writes a book – and a Wall Street Journal opinion piece – offering a devastating critique of Barack Obama’s treatment of Israel. Zeev Jabotinsky. Photo: Wiki Commons.

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IDF troops react to war crime accusations – This is my truth

IDF troops react to war crime accusations - This is my truth

Israeli soldiers near the Gaza Strip border during Operation Protective Edge [archive]|Photo credit: Ziv Koren

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This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel – June 23 2015

This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel - June 23 2015

‘This is the 4th inscription revealed so far dating to the 10th century BCE from the Kingdom of Judah,’ says Antiquities Authority. The jar following restoration in the Israel Antiquities Authority laboratories. . (photo credit:COURTESY OF TAL ROGOVSKY)

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Jack Cohen – Two States – The Druze – Creation of Modern Middle East

Jack Cohen - Two States - The Druze - Creation of Modern Middle East

Those who are dedicated to the concept of a two-state solution because it is fair and equitable, might be interested in the application of this idea to other international conflicts than the Israel-Palestine one.

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Israel Seen -Tel Aviv Landscape Photos

Israel Seen -Tel Aviv Landscape Photos

An Oasis at HaBima Square Tel Aviv

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In Honor of Ramadan, Israeli Charity Provides Help for East Jerusalem Families

In Honor of Ramadan, Israeli Charity Provides Help for East Jerusalem Families

In honor of Ramadan, which began on Wednesday evening, June 17, food vouchers totaling 1 million NIS will be provided to 2,600 needy families in the Arab community by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), headed by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein. East Jerusalem.Photo:Trip Advisor.

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Michael Oren – How Obama Opened His Heart to the ‘Muslim World’

Michael Oren - How Obama Opened His Heart to the ‘Muslim World’

And got it stomped on. Israel’s former ambassador to the United States on the president’s naiveté as peacemaker, blinders to terrorism, and alienation of allies.    President Barack Obama welcomes Ambassador Michael B. Oren of the State of Israel to the White House Monday, July 20, 2009, during the credentials ceremony for newly appointed ambassadors to the United States (White House photo)

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Jonathan Sacks – When truth is sacrificed to power

Jonathan Sacks - When truth is sacrificed to power

What was wrong with Korach and his fellow rebels? On the face of it, what they said was both true and principled. “You have gone too far,” they said to Moses and Aaron. “The whole community is holy, every one of them, and God is with them. Why then are you setting yourselves above God’s congregation?”

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Daniella Ashkenazy – Chelm on the Med June 2015

Daniella Ashkenazy – Chelm on the Med  June 2015

We all know about the Terrible Twos but Roni and Sagee Bar-Meshi found themselves in a unique bind when their two-and-a-half year-old Peleg began throwing temper tantrums crying uncontrollably because he didn’t get his way and screaming at the top of his lungs at 2 AM, waking the neighbors.

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